Sample my book for free!

Click on the image above to sample my book on film for free! If you like what you see, paperbacks are out now and can be ordered here.  Blurb: True Love is Like The Loch… Continue reading

Snaps from Salisbury Cathedral

Today I had a wander round Salisbury Cathedral. The lighting wasn’t great but these photos give you some idea about how beautiful it is. I didn’t quite go so far as Manfriend who… Continue reading

My film book title unveiled!

Cover design by Alfie Gallagher. Today I unveil the title for my film book.  Was it what you were expecting? Last week I ran a competition to win a copy of the book and… Continue reading

The State Cinema Kilburn

The Gaumont State Cinema on Kilburn High Road opened 75 years ago. Inspired by the Empire State Building in New York, the bold lines of its tower still dominate Kilburn High Road today.… Continue reading

A Photo Tour of Kew Gardens

Coming back to London after being in Yorkshire over Christmas is never an easy transition so to offset my homesickness we spent the afternoon in Kew Gardens, which is about as green as… Continue reading

My Time on the Tyne in Photos

Yesterday, as anyone who follows me on Twitter will be aware, I went out to Newcastle for the day. I have photographed the Tyne before but with its many bridges and striking architecture… Continue reading

Holgate Windmill: A Photoblog

Anyone who has read my Windmill Hunting post, or understands me to be a bit zany, will know that I am cuckoo about windmills. Imagine my delight, then, when I learn from an… Continue reading

The Tees Transporter Bridge: The Blue Diamond of Ironopolis

Although I was brought up in North Yorkshire I had almost finished my less-than-sober stint at the University of Teesside before first venturing ‘over the border’. My Grandad had always warned me not… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Lendal Bridge, York

Thomas Page designed this bridge. He was a 19th century civil engineer with a penchant for Gothic architecture and in addition to designing the Lendal and Skeldergate bridges of York he also worked… Continue reading

Monotony and Monogamy: Half rhymes for a reason?

I have, on more than one occasion, been described by my friends as a serial monogamist. It has a lot to do with the fact that I’ve managed to spend the last ten… Continue reading