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I’m in the Amateur photographer, again!

In October 2020 I had an article in the national magazine, the Amateur Photographer, titled How to be a more mindful photographer. It was written from an interview with the journalist, Tracy Calder. Last month she was back in contact and asked…
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A mindful approach to photography saved my life

This is the working title of my new book. Actually, the full title is A mindful approach to photography saved my life (and it might save yours). It's a collation of all I have developed and learnt about Mindful Photography over the last decade.…
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Future planning

There was a time, not so long ago, when I couldn't see what I would be doing in the future. Cancer does that to you. Only the day you are living is relevant. Just get through that. The future is a distant country. Now, it's clearer, like the…
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How it all started

I am writing a memoir that covers the last twenty years of my life. It's a tale of middle age and Margaret Thatcher; how they led me into a health crisis and how I lived through it. One positive event that came from this is Mindful Photography.…
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Costa Rica – Top Twenty Photos

Our trip, to visit my sister and family in Costa Rica this January, helped to rekindle my dwindling passion for photography. There was something about the place that provided a great filip to my jaded seeing eye. It was the equatorial light…
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Delayed Operation

Yes, the Bowel resection, planned for Monday, has been delayed until 25th April. How do I feel about that? Frustrated, but also relieved. Mainly relieved right now. I dare say that the inconveniences caused by waiting another 3+ weeks will…
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Tumour

I saw the tumour, dominant in its pink tunnel, before I realised what I was looking at. I blame the sedation that made me feel that mellow way you do after 3 large G&Ts. I just watched the surgeon manipulate some kind of sampling tool,…