What’s the bloody point (and click)?

What is it with ‘selfies’? Why do so many people feel the need to remind themselves constantly of what they look like? Personally, that couple of minutes twice a day looking in the bathroom mirror while brushing my teeth is more than sufficient for me to keep the old memory banks topped up, self-image wise. I’m pretty sure I’d…

Weekly Photo Challenge: ‘We are all in the gutter…’

This week’s Photo Challenge asks for a view of the world through our own eyes (or lens). This photograph was taken in nearby Le Dorat, when workmen were marking out parking spaces in the square outside the Collegiale, using metal studs to mark the lines. It’s hard to think of anything more prosaic in itself,…

Pattern

Another Weekly Photo Challenge. Sometimes there is no pattern until the camera creates it – with a little help from a rotated zoom lens and a long exposure…

From Below

This week’s Photo Challenge is ‘From Above’. So, just to be contrarian, here’s a photo taken from below. This shows the huge lanterns – some of them more than ten feet long – that hang from the ceiling of the reception area of the Sir Bani Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Colour

I don’t really do colour. I would be perfectly happy to spend the rest of my life in black jeans and a black T-shirt (although maybe with a cheeky flash of tie-dye because hey, that’s the way I roll), so a Photo Challenge on the theme of Colour was always likely to be…well, a challenge.…