Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tough Competition in 2012 Sports Personality of the Year Award

Yesterday, the BBC released its shortlist for 2012 Sports Personality of the Year. Predictably (and rightly), it almost entirely consists of London 2012 athletes: Bradley Wiggins (winner of the Tour De France and a London 2012 gold medal) Sir Chris … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

To tie in with American Thanksgiving last week, the theme is ‘thankful’. I am thankful for many things, not least the natural world.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

I’ve been without internet for a week (thanks for nothing, BT!) so I’m really late with this week’s challenge. Here’s an interesting sculpture I saw in London outside St Paul’s Cathedral. I have no idea what it was supposed to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Renewal

This theme makes me think of Spring. Here’s a shot I took a few years ago in the park opposite where I work. Crocuses are a Spring flower, popping up once we’re through the snow and frost.

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US Election: Oh thank Christ

That was my reaction when I woke up yesterday morning to the news that Barack Obama had retained his hold on the White House. It’s fascinating to me how my own country (UK) and America differ despite our historic similarities. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

A very visual challenge this week. This is one of my favourite photos I’ve ever taken. It’s Selfridge’s in Birmingham; I love the criss-cross of the escalators. It works great in black and white because the white of the escalators … Continue reading

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