Category Archives: Travels

Photographs taken during travels outside the UK and being collated into a photo book. Pictures included here are emerging from the selection process, but may not be included finally.

Mining the Diaries: 1 Spain 1968

Tossa de Mar, 27th July 1968 We decided to move to Tossa after several days in Calella.  The road weaved its way up the mountainous coast, one minute overlooking the sea from cliffs hundreds of feet high the next descending … Continue reading

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Mining the Diaries

Continuing with the trawl through my diaries (see post 9th May 2022), they are a continual reminder of how much one forgets.  Sometimes they jog a memory and a elicit a recollection that adds to the written words; and then … Continue reading

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Mani 2022 – 2

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Delayed postcards to self from the Mani.

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Mani 2022

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Postcards to self from the Mani.

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Room with a View Revisited

I made a photo book Postcards from A Room with a View in 2014. I wish I’d had this ultimate ‘no view’ from room 229 at the Hampton by Hilton at Gatwick to include. To be fair, it was a … Continue reading

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Shutter Hub: ‘Post Cards from Great Britain’ and ‘Postcards from Europe’

It’s not exactly the Family of Man for the 2020s, but the scope of these Postcard exhibitions has something of the same attempt to show a shared humanity.  ‘Postcards from Great Britain is a large-scale project from Shutter Hub, which … Continue reading

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Shutter Hub – Road Trip

A new call for submissions from Shutter Hub. We’re inviting you to put your images forward for our second publication, ROAD TRIP. Shutter Hub Editions, our new publishing house, launched in 2021, creating a collection of beautiful printed publications, featuring … Continue reading

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Photographic Ups and Downs

Thursday 27th was a day of photographic ups and downs. On the upside, the final version of my latest photobook, Footfall, was sent to Blurb for printing.  I tweaked a few of the pictures and included eight new ones that … Continue reading

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Minsmere Regeneration

May 18th-22nd, four nights in Southwold; weather more autumn than spring, November rather than May. The 19th, a trip to Minsmere, despite the threat of rain; walking the Coast trail rewarded with swifts, warblers trilling, bitterns booming, terns carrying sand … Continue reading

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Agios Nikolaos, Hora

I was due to fly to Greece for a week in the Mani at Kardamili yesterday, but it became a pandemic victim.  Tom Sawford’s excellent web site dedicated to Patrick Leigh Fermor, patrickleighfermor.org, reminded me that my departure would have … Continue reading

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Shutter Hub – Postcards from Europe

Shutter Hub is inviting submissions for a new exhibition. ‘Postcards from Europe is a call for response and collaboration, triggered by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and reflecting on Postcards from Great Britain, our most ambitious project to date, which … Continue reading

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The Shutter Hub OPEN 20/21

The Shutter Hub OPEN 20/21 is still on schedule to open in July and August 2021 at Gallery 5&33 and Art’otel Amsterdam.   The plan is to have 175 Newspaper Club prints filling the walls.  The exhibiting photographers will be announced … Continue reading

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On the Road Again – Darwin Fantasy

On the Road Again is an on-line course run by Simon Draper for the Cambridge U3A.  Simon set an end of course challenge to describe a fantasy journey with four companions, living or dead, in around 250 words.  This was … Continue reading

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Photography in three words

One of the people on my U3AC course ‘Photography: The Telling Image’ has been struggling to know what to photograph during these constrained times – his main interest is around live music events.  I can understand how he feels, though … Continue reading

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Snettisham 2

The ever-changing sky at Snettisham on a day of waves of wet weather.

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