Outside The Box

  This is my entry for this month’s photo blogging challenge theme : ‘Outside The Box.’ I decided to think of the phrase ‘outside the box’ as something which appears to be unconventional and has been thought about from a new perspective. I ended up using my iphone to take all my shots, mainly because … More Outside The Box

Inside

This month I’ve found myself busy with a few changes in my life, which should be worth my while once I’ve got to grips with it all.  So my entry for this month’s photo blogging challenge is a bit of a last minute throw together. I also didn’t want all my shots to be of … More Inside

Summer Rain

  It has taken a long time for me to write this Haiku poem.  I usually don’t do poetry but I thought I’d give it a go. Rain through my glass pane Wet in the blurry vignette Cold flowers shiver Hued drops stain glass Eyes chasing running colours Summer rain beats fast Glowing blue then … More Summer Rain

A Fading Memory

During past summers as I passed by the house with the rose garden. I would stop as I noticed the abundance of colour that would fill my eyes as a floral aroma drifted lightly from the roses. I also like to remember the girl who played in the rose garden.  She always looked scruffy, her … More A Fading Memory

Blog Review 2015

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for my blog. Here’s an excerpt: “A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 20 trips to carry that many people.” Click here to see the … More Blog Review 2015

London Day Trip

On Thursday 19th November, tomorrow morning we are going on a London day trip with the ‘Finding Samuel Morley’ project.  The purpose of the trip is to visit the Morley Memorial College, in the borough of Lambeth, in the South Bank of London. I know we’re all hoping to take some photos during our time … More London Day Trip

The Morley Union

The Morley Union is a group of local photographers, artists, designers, writers and historians who have worked together with the aim to reconnect the people of Nottingham with a forward thinking victorian philanthropist Samuel Morley. As a member of the Morley Union I’ve enjoyed using my camera to explore Nottingham’s industrial past and to have … More The Morley Union

Remembrance Sunday

My Great Granddad, Samuel James Hamilton with his pals of the 6th London regiment, taken in World War I.  He’s the one in the middle row, second from the right without a hat.  He sent home this photo to his wife with a written postcard. I’ve always felt that this photo has a sense of naivety about … More Remembrance Sunday

Monochromatic

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Monochromatic.” Mononchrome is one wavelength of light,  transmitting different tones from only one colour.