Today, June the 1st, is Global Parents Day and I must admit - it is not a day I am familiar with. In fact, until recently, I had never heard of it. Sure, I am aware of ‘Mother’s Day’ and ‘Father’s Day’ - many of us have, but I do not recall encountering what may appear to be a more general day dedicated to parents
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In a month which has seen the continued Russian invasion of Ukraine, I have been anxiously watching the news of the unfurling events - mindful of the disturbing images the world has seen, I would like to mention International Women's Day. First-off, I should admit that the day concerned was on March the 8th and not the 15th (the day I am writing this). Secondly,
It has been another difficult year with COVID-19 still going. Thankfully, the vaccine rollout is steadily progressing for many which is helping to reduce hospital admissions. I am thankful that I have been able to continue working on two fronts. One of the these for a local homeless charity - taking donated furniture and using it to both furnish our accommodation for the homeless whilst
With the COP26 summit now at an end, the question remains: Will it actually make a difference? Much as though I would like to say that such summits will, but it seems likely that progress in achieving the 1.5c warming target will be painfully slow. Despite the mixture of sunshine and showers, which did not appear to worry any of the protesters, but with
It has been an interesting week thus far, centring around the ‘official launch weekend’ of the canal boat ‘All Aboard’. As a collaboration between the social enterprise People Know How and Polwarth Parish Church, the stated purpose of this boat is to provide a space for wellbeing and community cohesion by hosting projects and events for children, young people, families and adults and providing opportunities
It has been a long time since I last posted, but I have not completely gone away! However, with the COVID vaccines being rolled-out, I would suggest that it is disheartening to find that vaccine supply and uptake in some parts.of the world has been low. But, given that this blog is intended to be about photography, I will continue to that end… Much of
With 2020 drawing to a close, many of us are looking forward to a more prosperous new year. A well worn phrase which has a greater significance than normal. As a photographer I have been encouraged by the ingenuity and effort made by many photographers to pursue their craft, despite facing the challenges presented by COVID-19. I have also been saddened by the news of
As a regular reader of Petapixel (a website offering Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration), I recently came across an article about Analogue Wonderland - an online store specialising in camera film, with the aim of making it easy for film photographers to find their next film: the next creative vehicle for their vision. With the announcement of a new subscription service called