Yearly Archive: 2014

Six hours of light

27 December 2014 – At last, a fine day and the time to use it! This time of year there are little more than six hours of light and many consecutive days of continuous rain. The sun, when it appears,… Read more >

The shadow of a tower block

22 November 2014 – There are always surprises. You study the local map and spot a road you have never travelled along. Perhaps it is because the sun is shining that you make that little detour – just to see… Read more >

A small party of Finches

19 November 2014 – They flew out of the shrubery as I got out of the car. Goldfinches, chattering to each-other in that particular goldfinchy manner they have, bobbing away down the bank. Today the location is local because time… Read more >

Low-flying Buzzard

5 November 2014 What a glorious day! Cold, though, so on with the hobo hat and winter jacket. There was not a cloud in the sky until after one o’clock, and then not many until high, hazy cirrus slid-in before… Read more >

The sound of winter

29 October 2014 It is the end of October and there are many leaves still to fall, but Christmas stuff is already in the shops (and has been for a week or two). A couple of men in a Glasgow… Read more >

Changing edgelands

14 October 2014 It is in the nature of edgelands to evolve, sometimes suddenly and dramatically. Fences appear, gates get locked. Earth-moving equipment alters the shape of the land and building works completely change its nature. One of my favourite… Read more >

North of the Clyde

Kelvindale Glasgow Edgelands

8 October 2014 One of the clever things that you can do with a Flickr account is to produce a map showing the locations at which photographs were made. The map of my Glasgow’s Edgelands images has lots and lots… Read more >

On holiday

24 September 2014   What do you do? A week with friends in a sleepy Greek fishing village is too busy a time to think much about photography. There is far too much sunning and swimming and eating to be done…. Read more >

A second visit

Grafitti Glasgow Edgelands

18 September 2014 Going back a second time is sometimes disappointing. A couple of days ago I found what I have called the grafitti gallery. This afternoon I made the time to return, and found the place to be less atmospheric and… Read more >