Kiev: A Collision of Cold, Caffeine and Colourful Churches

About a year ago while exploring Warsaw I photographed an old blue train carriage of corrugated iron parked in the middle of the tracks at Zoliborz (pr. Joliborsh). I called my picture Russian train which I believed it to be due to the white Russian type on it (unless of course it’s Ukrainian type). It […]

Paris: Memoir From the Past

Remembering November 2008, the last time (to date) I saw the one and only Paris. I had gone there as it had been a near decade since my prior run through in 2000 (detailed in my book Voyage of Nomad) and also to shoot pictures for Lonely Planet which in the end amounted to nothing. […]

Year Amid Winter: Press Release

Hello again and thanks to all those who have chosen to follow me here which I duly appreciate. The second book to be made available on my new store over on BIG CARTEL is Year Amid Winter. Originally released as a series of e-blogs in 2012 it got a release as a PDF ebook in 2015. […]

QUEEN: Why I like Hot Space!

OK, they are not new wave per sé, nor are they one of my fave bands, however buoyed by the recent movie named after that bloody song I wanted to take a look at this most maligned record. You only need to see the press conference in the film to see that no-one gave Hot […]

Voyage of Nomad: Press Release

In 1933 George Orwell released a seminal work called ‘Down & Out in Paris & London.’ This book detailed life for Orwell – a naïve young man on the road doing odd jobs and living in backpacker style residences of the day. I was not aware of Orwell’s book and didn’t read it until many years’ later. […]