Monthly Archives: August 2014

Travels – Chamonix

Photo: Mt Blanc, Chamonix, August 2008

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Travels – Corfu

A first scan of old albums suggested that, in colour, this might be a candidate for the travels selection.  Having converted it to B&W for the photo book and worked on it I’m not at all sure. Photo: Ano Perithia, … Continue reading

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Travels

I’ve started to bring together photographs taken on travels outside the UK over the last few decades. The aim is to produce a photo book, eventually. It’s proving to be an interesting exercise. On one side the pleasure of discovering … Continue reading

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Modern Mani Sounds

‘Kalamata is a piling of crates and a pattering of olives.’ ‘The Mani ascends in a shout for vengeance and dies in a dirge turned to stone’ Roumeli, Chapter 6, ‘Sounds of the Greek World’, Patrick Leigh Fermor 1966 ‘But … Continue reading

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Silent Partners

Announcement of forthcoming exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. “For centuries, the mannequin, or lay figure, was little more than a studio tool, a piece of equipment as necessary as easel, pigments and brushes. This major new loan exhibition reveals … Continue reading

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Postcards from a Room with a View

Over a number of years I have been photographing the view from the rooms of hotels where I have stayed.  I’ve brought the results together in a photo book, Postcards from a Room with a View.  The introduction to the … Continue reading

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Time line

These rocks and their fragile colonies of plants and lichens are fascinating and beautiful.  The layers and the distortion of them tell of the ancient physical, not spiritual, processes that formed and shaped our material world. Photo: Rocks near Boscastle, … Continue reading

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Snails

Snails (possibly Cernuella virgata) on a wall near by the Greenaway, Trebetherick, Cornwall.  Why do they gather like this.  Presumably not to sunbathe! Photo: Snails, Trebetherick, Cornwall

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Traces

Remains of the steel ribs of a ship merge into the rocks of the Cornish shore.  What’s the story that the waves erase relentlessly?  Walking companions recall seeing the recognisable hull of a ship on earlier visits. Photo: Thretherick, Cornwall, … Continue reading

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