For a number of years now I have regularly gathered together all my various blog posts and published them every so often in book form. The main reason for this is to create an archive of my words and images so that when Blogger or WordPress or Facebook eventually […]
If ever Spain decides it needs a new flag, they could do worse than an angled white building set against a stunning blue sky.
The caption under this photograph states “Oslo and the SS City Of Nagpur from the mountains”. The camera lens clearly was not up to the challenge: either that or the ship has sunk beneath the sepia waves. This time the caption says “Carl Johans Gate, Oslo – […]
A group pose for a picture – their identity and the location has long since faded into obscurity. Wherever they are, they are caught between a rock and a hard place, with the sun shining down
Unknown Man On A Hill (1920s) The older the photo, the less detail it conveys, the more dust and scratches it has acquired: all of these often conspire together to lift a photographic image to another level, so it becomes first cousin to an impression.
Whilst the rain in Spain might stay mainly on the plain, the sun gets all over the place. Through the orange trees, through the terracotta urbanisations, even through the roadside signs themselves.
Clinging To The Mast – Unknown Man On A Boat (1930s) Whoever he is, he doesn’t exactly look happy to be at sea. And why is he balanced on the edge of the boat, clinging to the mast?