The Dales in January

Some photographs by way of a change of subject from technology.  These shots are of the gorgeous English Dales countryside on a trip to Aysgarth Falls, during one of the wettest and stormiest periods in recent memory, so everything was green and wet (except Norman).  Very English.     As is our wont we spent…


The Vienne in Autumn

We are back in our favorite quiet corner of France to pay bills and agree the next stages in the endless process of getting our house here renovated.  In the process I have been using the tips from Gary Friedman’s very fine photography seminar in Kingston last week to take some photos of the immediate…


Womens football final – Japanese fans really quite scrutable

Wonderful evening at the women’s football final between USA and Japan.  I ended up in the Japanese fans section for some reason, and they were a delight.  But they were not inscrutable.  Oh no. I must say, the women’s game played at this level is a delight.  The fans were respectful, sober, and mostly clapped…