From Kolkata streets to the Shropshire hills, from watching gods to warships: a selection of my photos taken during 2019.
War machines, tav avoiders, climate change. If you want to escape politics, walking along the Firth of Forth is not the place to do it.
Remembering a legendary cat – the pub-crawling, fridge-raiding, pleasure-seeking Fat Freddy.
Do you want to be happy? Are you on a journey? The search for happiness and wellbeing has turned into lifestyle aspiration. But do we really want to be happy in the way we think we do?
Kolkata has been called a city of furious energy, the city of joy, a dying city. It is teeming, intense, broken and modern, old British empire and a stronghold of Bengali pride and culture. It’s crumbling and developing, wealthy and poor. It’s digested a tragic history but has a unique soul where it’s almost obligatory…
In 1918, my grandfather and seven other British officers escaped from a Turkish prisoner of war camp. That was the easy part. They then faced 450 miles of deadly heat, hostile terrain and trigger-happy brigands.
Exploring abandoned and restored industrial railway heritage in south Scotland and Yorkshire.
Daily winter encounters with the local murder of crows, and exploring crow folklore.