Looking For The Ending Before You Even Begin

A conversation I had over 20 years ago now still resonates in my mind. I was talking with a friend about relationships, and how I saw them to an extent like a building you enter, with multiple rooms. My most important requirement for entering the building was knowing where the exits were, even just a… Continue reading Looking For The Ending Before You Even Begin

Routine Reconstruction

Whilst I've been very fortunate to have not been significantly affected in most ways by the pandemic and lockdown, I've come to realise that some of my regular routines have shifted, and made it more difficult to keep things flowing. Photography to some extent, and writing, to a greater extent, are my main activities, outside… Continue reading Routine Reconstruction

Photography – The Unlikely Influences

Most artists are sooner or later asked about their influences, especially if they are not obvious in their work. And those asking would usually expect the response to be others in the same artistic field. So a photographer might list their favourite three photographers, or a singer the top vocalists that inspired them. But I… Continue reading Photography – The Unlikely Influences

First To 10 – The Classy Compact Casio Exilim EX-Z1000

Most of us have associations with brands from our childhoods, especially those that are no longer around (or as visible). For me, when I hear "Casio" I think of pocket scientific calculators in folding vinyl wallets, maths exams where I couldn't tap my fingers fast enough on my trusty Casio FX to crunch numbers in… Continue reading First To 10 – The Classy Compact Casio Exilim EX-Z1000