Category Archives: journaling & writing

A look back into the days of old England!


During my recent visit to the UK, I was walking around downtown London taking shots with my film cameras, when I came upon some very odd looking street lamps. Little did I know that I was looking at lamps that … Continue reading

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A view of downtown Vancouver that may disappear soon…


The other day, I managed to catch a glimpse of something that may not last very long in that part of downtown Vancouver called the DTE…the downtown east. Sure, the area has it’s problems…substance abuse is rife…as is homelessness and … Continue reading

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More life for your cellphone…!


Fact 1 — this post has nothing to do with cameras! Fact 2 — the subject of this post is always at the back of every cellphone user’s mind So, with the above as footnote, here is what you need … Continue reading

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Hey! Im still here guys! Dont go away!


Despite what youre all thinking, no, I haven’t jumped off the Lions Gate bridge here in Vancouver…nor have I fled the country…nor have I defected to the Soviet Union…(it doesnt exist any more!). Im still here, but snowed under with … Continue reading

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Nothing to do with cameras but…


I sometimes post completely unrelated items on here…regular readers will know that! Today, I’m passing on something that may be of use to you if you, a friend or a loved one is suffering from eczema. My friend was such … Continue reading

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Peter Scoones–underwater photographer extraordinaire!


As a child, I well remember watching documentaries on British tv about the natural world. This was during the days when black and white tv was the norm..old VHF sets with rotary tuners and those well-known set-top aerials with 2 … Continue reading

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Let’s play about with some film, eh?


Sometimes when I get bored, which is very rare, I always try and experiment, and more than likely, most of my experiments turn out to be with film…(mind you, SOME experiments involve myself and my female friend…but…umm…let’s not digress!). I’m … Continue reading

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Two fabulous blogs I recently dropped into…


Even though I class myself as an acerbic hater of technology, there is no denying that it has brought with it a plethora of advantages that would have been a tad more difficult to achieve in the good old days … Continue reading

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Let’s get a room someplace…


Taken recently while out street walking in downtown eastside Vancouver…. 🙂          

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Meet one of the last bohemians of Vancouver city!


Bohemian. What is that? I mean, you hear that word so many times, maybe in a pub, club or just about anywhere when talking with friends and colleagues. Well, strictly speaking, a bohemian, as quantified by a dictionary, is this: … Continue reading

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