Tenement windows, Pitt Street, Edinburgh, March 2014.

I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they’re missing the key element. -Herb Ritts

Somewhere in the Medina, Marrakech, November 2005.


I SWEAR: I will Zap them with my ray gun  …  

MY SOUNDTRACK IS:  The Inspiration of William Blake – Jah Wobble. 5:55 - Charlotte Gainsbourg. Viva! – Roxy Music. The Complete Nocturnes & Impromptus - Chopin.


I LIKE: Outsider Art. Cy Twombly. Busytinsnips. Anoushka Shankar & the RSNO. People Power. Non-conformists.

I DISLIKE: C.E.C for chopping down the trees at Victoria Primary School. The ongoing stupidity of the human race. Property developers - let’s just concrete over all the beautiful green bits … 

THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK: “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown 

Cancel my subscription to the Resurrection 
Send my credentials to the House of Detention 
I got some friends inside - The Doors.

Durham City Indoor Market Hall, Durham, England, 4th February 2014.

The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius (formerly Zagorsk), November 1991.

Tube train, London, September 2008.

Spitfire Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, May 2010.

Looking south, Edinburgh, 10 April 2014.

Edinburgh, 10 April 2014.