Category Archives: Architecture

A “design for living”? Perhaps more for working?

I was in Manchester recently and had to drive into the heart of the city.  The one-way system seems designed to keep cars out, rather than helping traffic circulation but I got there in the end.  The (very nice) hotel I was in had windows that opened fully, which gave me a chance to continue […]

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It’s all a bit Gothy in Whitby.

Last week I was up in Derbyshire and Yorkshire doing some research for a couple of photography holidays I am leading for HF Holidays.  One of the places I visited was Whitby and by a happy coincidence the famous Whitby Goth Weekend was happening.  There were lots of people in fabulous outfits and all seemed […]

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Supermoon and super moonlight

Here in Oxfordshire in January we had a supermoon.  It’s where the moon is closer to the earth than normal, so it’s very bright. The supermoon sky was clear so it gave me a chance to set up my Panasonic 100-300mm lens on a tripod and take some lunar portraits.  I used a focal length […]

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