Photography

The view from here …

This is my new view. Sometimes the view is obscured by cloud. I always wondered what it would be like …

Big Books

Big books rule! Well they did pre-Christmas. Or maybe it’s a northern thing. Out of all the big book readers …

Father Christmas

Pick of my photos from Christmas 2011. My stepdad, after supper on Christmas Eve.

Flesh nibbling fish: update

At my latest outpatient appointment (yesterday) the flesh nibbling Garra Rufa fish were still swimming around in OP Reception (see …

A knitting metaphor

Well I finished my knitting project, and then I cut it up. Well not exactly. I’d knitted it beautifully but …

Brick wall

This is the brick wall outside our kitchen window. It is so beautiful when the sun hits it first thing …

Reading at night …

For me reading books is a night-time thing. I read news or non-fiction – online mostly – during the day. …

Bickr iPhone blog …

If you’re on Twitter and you follow @binarydad (which I do) you will have noticed that he’s set up Bickr, …

Manchester Piccadilly station

I took this photo last week at Manchester Piccadilly while waiting for the train to Buxton. The train (blue, left) …

The view from here …

Not literally what I can see from here (view across the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, taken last October), but …

Clifford Garstang Review

My review of Clifford Garstang‘s debut collection of short stories, In An Uncharted Country is now in the The Short …

World Book Day …

Today is World Book Day – a celebration of books and reading. I’m reading Cormac McCarthy’s The Road (and no …