Hot air balloon tethering

Meeting Old Friends at 2016 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Once again I am at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta which is always a great event to attend and photograph.  So far, both of the scheduled launches have had to be cancelled because the wind has been too strong for the pilots to be able to fly safely over Bristol City Centre.  Added to that, […]


Guild of Young Freeman's Midsummer Choral Service and Garden Party

Guild of Young Freemen’s Midsummer Service and Garden Party 2016

Over the last few years, I have photographed a wide variety of events which have been hugely enjoyable.  One of the most pleasurable aspects has been that I have met such a wider variety of people from all walks of life who have been very interesting and friendly.  These events have included banquets, awards dinners, […]


Looking forward to tomorrow’s London New Year’s Day Parade

The University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band, The Lake Highland Wildcat Wranglers dance troupe and James Bowie High School Marching Band have have been invited to head the annual London New Year’s Day Parade. All three groups are from the Lone Star State in the USA. Earlier this week, on Tuesday lunchtime, these three groups […]


More Street Art in London

There has been plenty of Street Art in London over the last few years … Elephants, Eggs, playable Pianos, Gorillas, Book Benches, London Buses and now Paddington Bears. These bears are actually quite small and not as easy to spot as some of the other sculptures. Along with one of my London Photography friends, Emma […]


Books about London auction selling 50 BookBenches

Over the weekend, one of the artists who created the BookBenches contacted me via Twitter … thanks you Deven Bhurke that was very kind of you to comment on my photograph of your BookBench “The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy” (see right) which was located outside Greenwich railway station. It was early on a beautiful […]


Planting poppies

This morning was an amazing experience volunteering to plant poppies as part of the Tower of London Remembers project. Each of the poppies represent one of the British military fatalities during World War I and by Armistice Day (11th November) a total of 888,246 poppies will have been planted. All of these military personnel gave […]


Dragon Boat Racing in London’s Eastend

At the end of August on a sunny summer’s day, I headed down to the Royal Albert Dock in London’s Eastend for the British Dragon Boat Racing Association (BDA) National League. The London regatta was the penultimate meeting of the 2014 season with the final regatta being the two-day National Cup in mid September. I […]


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