On the Beach

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  A simple yoke for selling food on a beach in Thailand, very practical, but I bet it gets heavy lugging it round all day. Lovely looking beach?

Under Blackfriars bridge

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This miserable looking chap is part of the decoration on the path below Blackfriars Bridge, now station (tomorrow the world). The tiles portray cosy scenes of London Past in the way regeneration tends to. Sample quaint images, sell them back … Continue reading

Egypt

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Painted wooden model of servants at work, retrieved from the tomb of Sebekhetepi at Ben Hasan. The 11th Dynasty, around 2000BC.

My trip to Glasgow

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Nice Media, a Brighton digital media company surprised me one morning, they asked me if I would tell them one of my stories to camera. It was a way of trying out different formats for interviews. For me good way … Continue reading

The you you meet en route

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In May 2013 I walked from Brighton to Newhaven, crossed the channel to Dieppe, carried on to Rouen and from there down the Seine to Burgundy. From Dijon I took the tow path of the Rhine Rhone link canal then … Continue reading

“The Tigers of Wrath

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are wiser than the horses of instruction.” William Blake’s quote seems to fit neatly as a description of the life of Mikhail Bakunin. Wandering philosopher and misfit activist.