Sofa Surfing

Sofa Surfing

How much time are you currently spending on your sofa? Under the corona confinement, I guess most of us are devoting more time than usual binge watching Netflix offerings. My recent favourite is Ozark, how about you? Anyway, I trust you are sitting comfortably, I...

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Nadine Bell, ceramicist

Nadine Bell, ceramicist

At first glance you might be looking at scrunched up pieces of paper, pieces of a coral reef, alien life forms, eggshell, or pebbles from a beach. But on closer inspection, these are all exquisite ceramic pieces made by Nadine Bell in her studio just down the road...

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The Excessories

The Excessories

If you go down to Bristol city centre this (black) Friday, you're likely to bump into 5 very refined ladies, who may not be all they seem. At approximately 12pm, they will process down Park Street to College Green, where they will join the planned Earth Strike, which...

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Cushion Theory

Cushion Theory

Apparently in the world of finance, there is a theory about 'cushions'. it's all about how stock prices bounce back after a fall. You'll be relieved to hear that the only cushions I deal with are the soft squidgy variety in linen and velvet. Essentially my cushions...

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And, Action!

And, Action!

Social Media is full of shots of the back of my head with my trusted tripod and camera. As it's my birthday, I thought I'd share a few of them! And one or two of the front!

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A view to a mill

A view to a mill

The last thing you'd expect to find in a 17th century mill on a Hampshire chalk stream, is a Japanese interior. Isn't it? As you approach the little brick building through a gate beside an ancient bridge, all is as you'd expect. But open the door of this bijou...

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Pitshanger Manor

Pitshanger Manor

I've always been a big fan of the architect, Sir John Soane. His former home in Lincoln's Inn, is undoubtedly my favourite museum in London. Soane also had a 'country' home, in the now decidedly 'un-country' location of Ealing. Both houses served as design...

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Indoor Sports

Indoor Sports

While golf and cycling might be pursuits that are traditionally undertaken in the fresh air, increasingly there appear to be indoor varieties. And although I don't often get to shoot sporting venues, this year I have had 3 such commissions.The first 2 are spinning...

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Bollox to Brexit

Bollox to Brexit

It's the 29th March 2019, and the 2 year countdown since Article 50 was triggered, has now expired, but thankfully we are still in the EU, although who knows for how much longer.Before the referendum on 23rd June 2016, the only marches I had been on, were the annual...

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