Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance

There is nothing I like more than lying on the floor not having to worry about things. Maybe my nihilist approach to life does have its benefits as the angle from the floor under theatre lights does something magical for me. Living by the 45 degree rule in photography and by application the rest of my life, finding that the 45 degree rule is 3D … Continue reading Photography Tips #11: Capturing a Performance

Archery Series #4: Worcester, Double Worcester

Being back with relatively frequent practises and competitions in archery, brings me to doing all sorts of rounds, not just the standard portsmouth we all grow to have a love/hate relationship with. This weekend gave me the opportunity to shoot one of my favourite barebow rounds, but this time with my trusty compound. The Worcester round.   Differing from a usual indoor round of 3 arrows … Continue reading Archery Series #4: Worcester, Double Worcester

Snapshots #11: Going Up North (Again)

A weekend away with no internet and good friends is something everyone should do throughout the year. Last time I was in the foggy Lake District with good friends and a rabbit. This time the escape took up right to the top of Northumberland in the seaside town of Seahouses. Being only a stone’s throw away from the main road that would take one up … Continue reading Snapshots #11: Going Up North (Again)

Archery series #1: Back at it with the Bow

After what it seems like years of not doing archery, I am back. To kick it off with a WAA18 competition with no practise, little recollection of what I was supposed to be doing and the familiar ache of unused back muscles. Much to my surprise my muscles hadn’t forgotten completely what I was supposed to be doing and it wasn’t long until I was … Continue reading Archery series #1: Back at it with the Bow

Bad Life Decisions: Vegan January

After just a couple of weeks into the vegan January experience I’ve had to call it off. The diet change has made me particularly ill and unfortunately means I can’t continue as I planned. However in my time of vegan meals I’ve discovered a few things that has made me come to respect the vegan community a bit more. 1 – It’s very difficult in … Continue reading Bad Life Decisions: Vegan January

Snapshots #9: Border Castle Adventure

As a farewell to 2016, and a premier adventure of the Welsh Borders, Tom and myself took the a470 and a479 along the borders down to Chepstow to check out the historic sights. Being December, a lot of places aren’t open to the public but are still able to be viewed from a distance. First stop is the Castle Keep that remains of Bronllys Castle … Continue reading Snapshots #9: Border Castle Adventure