I want to hold the hand inside you I want to take a breath that’s true I look to you and I see nothing I look to you to see the truth You live your life You go in shadows You’ll come apart and you’ll go blind Some kind of night into your darkness Colors […]
Today is foggy. It’s freezing cold sea fog that wraps around you like a damp scarf. It is sinister and straight out of Coleridge’s Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner. The camera looks like it is sweating, the water beading on it in moments. The shutter misfires. I cycle down to the pier, fingers burning in […]
Storm Angus batters the South Coast Last night I stood on the seafront leaning hard into the wind. It was foolhardy, an amber weather warning was in force. The sea was pitch black and I was leaning, almost falling into a windy abyss. The wind roared about my head in the darkness. The pebbles were […]
Been playing this on the guitar lately. It’s been a mild autumn, but there’s a storm coming in and the sky betrays it. Here’s my favourite version of the song:
You know when you get photographed in a Minnie Mouse onesie. On a pier. In the rain.
What I want to know is does he match his shirt and blazer to the umbrella, or does he have an umbrella for every shirt combo?
Meet Francesca. She makes piers. The screws in the deck that she is fixing have a square drive head. Francesca says they should be star drive so the deck looks like it is covered in stars.
We drove up Arthur’s Seat to do a quick photo shoot. The weather was… patchy. Had to post this outtake – raining and STILL SMILING! I owe you and umbrella 🙂
Woman waiting for a bus, Glasgow May 2016. To be fair, this is not typical. The weather has been stupendous, hot, sunny, really nice. This was a a heavy shower, but it didn’t last long. They say of Scottish weather, if you don’t like it, don’t worry, it’ll change in half an hour. It’s true.
Those days when London peacocks it up and gives it’s best. The weather, the light, the clouds, the architecture… and the traffic of course.