BlogoWriMo, Croatia, Zadar

Sunsets in Zadar

“Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West in Florida, applauded at every evening.” Alfred Hitchcock said that during his stay in Zadar in 1964. I don’t want to argue with Hitchcock but really? Maybe I’m spoilt living in Merseyside because we get some insanely great […]

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Scotland

Looking for purple in Edinburgh

Earlier this year I went for a walk around Edinburgh. I had one day to explore the city. On the train up I started thinking about Scotland and the colour purple popped into my head. Purple is the colour of the thistle which is the national flower of Scotland. I’m not sure how I knew […]

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Autism, Thoughts

Autistic meltdown when you think its just depression

My wife and I spent the weekend away a while ago with some friends. On Saturday we went for a long walk with them around the coast line of the island, in torrential sideways rain. It was a fascinating trip that really got me thinking about anxiety, depression and all that fun stuff. This was […]

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Landscapes, Wales

Mount Snowdon – The journey back down

Something has changed. In the time we stopped to rest at the top my legs seem to have gone. I don’t quite understand it but our trek down the mountain is so much harder than it was going up. I accept it as the norm and carry on. There’s nothing I can do but take […]

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Gear

Leica Update

I own 3 Leica cameras. I bought my first in 2010. A Leica M6 film camera with everything you need on it. It has a built in light meter, interchangeable lens system and shoots lovely lovely film. I bought it because it won’t age so in 30 years time I’ll still be learning from it […]

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Gear

The first week with my Leica m240

I didn’t blog about this last year because I didn’t really blog much last year. I was busy rebuilding my house. But anyway. Back in July 2017 I bought a Leica m240 with a 35 and a 50mm lens. I felt that I’d reached a point where I understood why I wanted one. The Leica […]

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