Rushton Triangular Lodge

It has been an age since I wrote about a day out and used some of my own photography, so I really wanted to share about the visit I had to the Triangular Lodge.  Sometimes it is really good to get away from it all, put out of your head the pressures of life and... Continue Reading →

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The Mad Masters – Stefen Tcherepnin

I have been really busy over the last few weeks, so I have slipped a little in getting posts out, and I have actually really missed writing.  This said, I have been doing things to inspire new articles, therefore I don't feel too bad skipping the odd few days. Amsterdam, is a truly inspired city... Continue Reading →

Jimmy C at Whitby Street, Shoreditch.

You may not realise it, but art is everywhere around you. From that god awful picture that is on one of the walls of your office of a set of three smudgy squares of colour, to pattern in the lift carpet, these have all been created from a pattern or design that someone, somewhere, along... Continue Reading →

Curiosities from the 5th Corner

As you may know by now, I like the extreme.  I think the oddities of life, the things most people probably shy away from either because they just don't find the complete cycle of life that interesting that they want to look at things in jars of formaldehyde or it simply isn't their cup of... Continue Reading →

Danbury Country Park

Nature is beautiful. Constantly changing and shaping our day to day visual journey. Remember to enjoy it.

Beautiful sky

More often than not nature is more astounding than anything that is depicted on a canvas. So last night as I was returning home from a day walking around one of Essex’s weird museums, and having visited a planetarium that can fit 20 people in at a push, I was mesmerised by the beautiful sky... Continue Reading →

Trophic interaction within a single tree community – Raoul Deleo

Tucked away on the second floor of the Rotterdam natural history museum, is an art exhibit by Raoul Deleo. This seems like a really odd place to have this type of display, as it's neither natural or truly historical, but none the less, this is an amazing world created by wondrous mind. 'During the last... Continue Reading →

Tree and Bags – Atelier Van Lieshout

Trees can be really beautiful and equally really creepy. If you've ever walked in a forest at dusk or just down a tree lines street, you'll know the odd shadows that they create and the feelings of unknowing that they can present. Anything could be hiding in or behind the trees. Also historically trees have... Continue Reading →

Natural History Museum (Rotterdam)

Next door to the Kunsthall, is a smaller building which looks a little like a school. It has paper cut outs of bones in the widow, and from the road side, could easily be mistake for a child play centre. I only knew it wasn't, because I had read that there was a small natural... Continue Reading →

Couple aux têtes pleines de nuages – Salvador Dali

I don't usually open with someone else's words, but Dali's "Couple with their heads full of clouds", really brings to mind the poetry of Percy Shelley for me, so here is the first stanza for you to enjoy while looking at this beautiful piece of surrealism. "I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From... Continue Reading →

Barber Black Sheep

I don't usually ever feel the need to post photos of myself on here, but I yesterday I made a fairly major change to my hair, and I thought I would share the journey, simply because if anyone is debating on changing their hair colour in a major way, there are a few things you... Continue Reading →

Tower of London

I like a bit of bloody history. Not that I would ever have wanted to be hung, drawn and quartered, or put in the stocks, but I find it really interesting how our ancestors lived, behaved and dealt with conflicts. The Tower of London is steeped in history, more that I could write here, or... Continue Reading →

Norsey Woods

It's been a hot bank holiday Monday, which quite frankly in the U.K. is unheard of. Usually if there's a long weekend to be had, it's raining, or there's the tale end of a hurricane that's blowing a gale, or there's a freak snow storm...I think you get my drift (ha...snow storm...drift...). Today was glorious.... Continue Reading →

Wetin You Go Do? – Otobong Nkanga

Yesterday was Saturday...hopefully you all knew that and I'm not breaking some exciting news there, but what that means to me is...it's my day of the week to go and break the monotony of working life and get out and explore. The Tate Modern was my destination yesterday. I've not been since they had the... Continue Reading →

The Hermitage – Russia

Back in May, I travelled through the Baltic, taking in the amazing sights that this trail offers. I'm going to start with St. Petersburg and then sneak a few blogs in here and there about the things I saw during this great holiday.The Hermitage... this is made up of 5 buildings, the main one being... Continue Reading →

The Cutty Sark

Nestled in the middle of Greenwich is the magnificent clipper ship the Cutty Sark. World renowned for being the fastest clipper to sail the seas, it is now a museum for the public to view just what it was like to be aboard this stunning vessel.Starting on the bottom deck of the boat, you can... Continue Reading →

The Imperial War Museum – London

The Imperial war museum (IWM) is not far from the Elephant and Castle. Set back from the road there is a beautiful park surrounding it, with the Tibetan peace garden off to one side. As you walk in, it's hard not to notice the two ship cannons that dominate the lead up to the entrance.As... Continue Reading →

Monkey…

Occasionally I will post a photo I have taken.  This is one of those occasions.   I took this a few years ago while visiting a local zoo.  Now I have mixed feelings on zoos.  I love seeing the animals, I think they could have a better life out of captivity.  Anyway, this is not... Continue Reading →

Not film related in the slightest…

This post has nothing to do with famous media, this is just a personal little snippet.  I recently had the absolutely pleasure of visiting Berlin.  This was nothing like I expected it to be.  I was expecting the city to be dower and still in the midst of rebuilding after it's desimation in WW2. I... Continue Reading →

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