Be your own illuminary!

The title is inspired by a line from the song “Trip a little light fantastic” from Mary Poppins Returns. “So when life is getting scary, be your own illuminary Who can shine the light for all the world to see As you trip a little light fantastic with me” Keep shining folks!

Holding Pattern

Ever been inside an aircraft going round and round an airport waiting to land? Looks like this little bee is waiting for the bumblebee to clear off from the flower before it can land. A serendipitous shot proving that if you keep clicking long enough you’re bound to land on the perfect shot sooner rather…

A storm is coming

If you are like me, the words ‘a storm is coming’ would have immediately transported you to Howard Shore’s brilliant opening track for the Return of the King (the third installment of the Lord of the Rings). Anybody who went ‘Game of Thrones’ can please get their coats and leave. However, my title today had…

Nothing stands still in Dubai

I took this photograph a couple of months ago from over a bridge near my home. It’s a long exposure live composite shot. I somehow find it very quintessential of the city. It must have been about 11.30pm on a Thursday night (which is the local equivalent of a Friday night) and there were hundreds…

Stok Kangri

Eastward the dawn rose, ridge behind ridge into the morning, and vanished out of eyesight into guess; it was no more than a glimmer blending with the hem of the sky, but it spoke to them, out of the memory and old tales, of the high and distant mountains. J R R Tolkien, The Fellowship…