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Scotland

Looking for purple in Edinburgh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Earlier this year I went for a walk around Edinburgh. I had one day to explore the city. On the train up I started thinking about Scotland and the colour purple popped into my head. Purple is the colour of the thistle which is the national flower of Scotland. I’m not sure how I knew […]

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Autism Thoughts

Autistic meltdown when you think its just depression

Reading Time: 8 minutes My wife and I spent the weekend away a while ago with some friends. On Saturday we went for a long walk with them around the coast line of the island, in torrential sideways rain. It was a fascinating trip that really got me thinking about anxiety, depression and all that fun stuff. This was […]

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Landscapes Wales

Mount Snowdon – The journey back down

Reading Time: 5 minutes Something has changed. In the time we stopped to rest at the top my legs seem to have gone. I don’t quite understand it but our trek down the mountain is so much harder than it was going up. I accept it as the norm and carry on. There’s nothing I can do but take […]

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Gear

Leica Update

Reading Time: 3 minutes I own 3 Leica cameras. I bought my first in 2010. A Leica M6 film camera with everything you need on it. It has a built in light meter, interchangeable lens system and shoots lovely lovely film. I bought it because it won’t age so in 30 years time I’ll still be learning from it […]

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Gear

The first week with my Leica m240

Reading Time: 3 minutes I didn’t blog about this last year because I didn’t really blog much last year. I was busy rebuilding my house. But anyway. Back in July 2017 I bought a Leica m240 with a 35 and a 50mm lens. I felt that I’d reached a point where I understood why I wanted one. The Leica […]

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Journal

I miss the ferry

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been 2 months since I moved my studio from a space in Liverpool to a space in my house and because of that I rarely get the ferry any more. I think I need to do Ferry Friday or something. Have one day a week when I work from a cafe in Liverpool because […]