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Winter ponderland

I ponder on some very random things when I’m in meetings at work drifting off to sleep. Like, why do you never get goosebumps on your face? How does dry-cleaning work? And why is it I’ve not used my beloved Polaroid SX-70…

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Red, white and blue

I’m sure it wont have escaped your notice (especially if you’re in GB right now) that jubilee fever is in full swing! That’s why there’s rain forecast. D’oh. Look at Oxford Street – pretty, huh! I was actually splap…

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Happy Easter

Hope you’re having a lovely long weekend, be it Easter-y or otherwise. I had chocolate for breakfast so I’m happy! Did you get an Easter egg? April showers are definitely the call of the day round these parts and…

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Beachy Head

In my day job I am lucky enough to work with people from all over the world. The ones that are new to these shores all seem to want to visit the same particular place – the white cliffs…

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It’s always reassuring after a dark and gloomy winter to see those little signs of life – buds and shoots and catkins – you know things are going to change, and soon. Then you turn a corner and see…

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I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle – not only a pithy blog title for a post which includes a Polaroid photo of a castle I captured, but also a marvellous book which I’d forgotten all about (and MUST read again asap)…

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The big picture

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt So, the future – what does it hold? Truthfully? I don’t know – not yet anyhow. I’ve been waiting for some paternalistic, authoritive being to…

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Derek Jarman’s Garden

When I visited the ‘end of the world’ last week (aka Dungeness – which I have written about here) one place I knew about already and was very keen to visit was the late Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage. Anyone…

100 days of winter flickr group
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It occurred to be the other day that I hadn’t used my beloved Polaroid SX-70 for ages. I do find it takes the best photos when there’s LOTS of light – almost too much light, so what with it being…

me with a leaf - polaroid
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Polaroid SX-70 + 600 film +ND filter All seasons have there good and bad points, don’t they – here’s how I’m feeling about autumn so far… Good things: leaves (they look amazing at this time of year – makes…