Calgary Stampede, the biggest rodeo on Earth. Food on a stick that you didn’t think would go on a stick (deep fried cheese cake!!). So many people, so many cowboy hats, so many horses. https://www.calgarystampede.com
Drumheller dates back to 70 million years ago when it was inhabited by a lot of dinosaurs – especially the Albertosauraus, who liked it because the state is called Alberta. The water tower came later, because Albertosaurus, like their more well-known cousin, only have little front arms and no prehensile thumbs with which to hold […]
All the greens go brown. The bats and swallows looping and swooping. The sinking sun makes us 20 feet tall in our shadows. Autumn walks. T-shirt and scarf weather. Horse chestnuts and beech nuts crunch like a bowl of healthy cereal underfoot. The sycamore helicopters dizzy dance down to the ground. All the berries, all […]
Natural draft wet cooling hyperboloid towers at Ratcliffe-on-Soar, near Long Eaton. Space Cadence A ‘moving stills’ film I made on a train ride form Liverpool to London a long time ago.
Dave the cat. The finest farm mouser I’ve ever met. A gentleman, a rogue, a pugilist, and a big sop when he wants to be.
The Nurse checks out the latest offerings of conkers the horse chestnut trees of Glynde. Here comes autumn!
Marsyas by Anish Kapoor. Installation in the turbine hall, Tate Modern 2002–2003. Shot on 8mm lens to capture the vastness of the space. Anish Kapoor has been in the news recently with his somewhat controversial purchase of the Vantablack patent. This is one of the darkest paints ever made. He has also accused of trying […]
Really interesting chap, en engineer who worked on infrastructure building on the St Leonards seafront. Sadly, I lost his card, so if anyone recognises him, please put me in touch.