On the Road


21st July 2014 – I have loved using the little Samsung NX10. The optical viewfinder and the small size have been particularly significant pluses. Image quality, tho’ very good, is the let-down: it is not quite there, can’t quite hold… Read more >

Fallin and Tullibody

8th July 2015 – I am taking advantage of the late light again today. Fallin was a mining village untill 1987. On the other side of the still-tidal river Forth, Tullibody’s pits mined the same seams.

A bit of a heat-wave

1st July 2015 – England has been under Saharan air for days, and finally it has crept up here. Warm, still, close and light ’till very late now. Heading along beside the water, driving home from Helensburgh, I wound down… Read more >

A challenge for a sensor?

28th June 2015 – In the middle of Stirling, in front of the council offices, there an area which looks quite out of place, borderline surreal: several acres of ground have been sown with joyful wild flowers as if it… Read more >

Two fields

27th June 2015 – Two images made today about twenty miles apart, both from the side of the road and both are really the same shot. Nerston (south of Cambuslang) and Bannockburn (south of Stirling) in their summer colours.


24th June 2015 – From the 1830s through to the 1960s, Whifflet was a major coal and steel centre. This track was originally part of the railway network which would have fed the works with raw materials and carried its… Read more >

The pride of Uddingston


25 May 2015 – Great Scottish icons include tartan, the thistle and the Tunnock’s Teacake. Dancing teacakes featured in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. In Uddingston of an evening, I had to have a look. Considering they proudly claim… Read more >

Framed in a window

5 May 2015 – I saw this, framed in a window on the landing of a block of flats in the center of town, and it made me happy that I always carry a camera with me.

Do I see a tiger?

30 April 2015 –   The everyday can so easily become surreal. The Sighthill / Port Dundas area has been on my must-visit for a while: waste ground, canals and the light industrial all worth a good explore. I was… Read more >

Lunchtime in Irvine

24 March 2015 – On the coast and beneath a magnificent sky is a fine place to find yourself at lunchtime. Munching on an Asda scotch egg, I leave the car and explore dunes and municipal leasure buildings. There is… Read more >