Taking photos in the street demands a different mind set. You have to be outgoing, maybe even outrageous. It’s harder and more exhilarating than I ever imagined. The best part is the interaction you observe or even become part of. Here we were let loose in the Arena. It’s a slightly spooky place. The picture…
The evening before the course, I enjoy a gentle supper on the terrace of the apartment I’ll stay in for the week. The serenity is everywhere – even among the pigeons roosting nearby. The course is Portrait Photography. I meet eight lovely people and learn a great deal from them just by listening and looking…
Though it takes some time to scroll down, I like this image. It’s the new Gehry building under construction in Arles. Something about it reminds me of the backdrop to the Pink Floyd’s album Wish You Were Here. I had just visited the really atmospheric Annie Leibowitz exhibition and was in a fine mood to look…
A first look at the town where Van Gogh and Gauguin lived
Random travelling now. I decide to reach the South of France through La France Profonde.
The more I travel, the more amazed I am by the sheer number of stately homes that the state has to maintain. No easy task.
I visit my childhood French penfriend. She's now a very talented sculptor.
On my way to visit a childhood friend, I stay at 275, Rue Du Moulin, 41250 Mont-près-Chambord, France
The crossing from Portsmouth to Caen marks a new stage in the journey
A beautiful drive through Wiltshire to visit friends from 35 years ago: so moving