Day 273~366

Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM, rev/min, r/min) is a measure of the frequency of rotation, specifically the number of rotations around a fixed axis in one minute. It is used as a measure of rotational speed of a mechanical component. In the French language, tr/mn (tours par minute) is the common abbreviation. The German […]

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Day 228~366

The meaning of colours 5~Blue Blue has more complex and contradictory meanings than any other color. These can be easily explained by pinpointing by the specific shade of blue. Bright blue: cleanliness, strength, dependability, coolness (The origin of these meanings arise from the qualities of the ocean and inland waters, most of which are more […]

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Day 161~366

What exciting times here. Skye saw off an ‘intruder’ in the middle of the night. A neighbourhood cat came in through Skye’s cat flap, and Skye charged off downstairs and cornered the interloper in the lounge. Phil got up to see WTH was going on and when he got downstairs saw Skye hissing and spitting […]

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Day 93 ~366

Found this old pocket watch in Mum’s things when she died. I think it belonged to my Grandad, but it’s seen better days, no hands or inner workings. It must have looked fab when it was new.

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Day 90~366

I recently shot a couple of rolls of film on my Holga, and await their return with bated breath. It’s always hit and miss as to whether the photo’s will be in focus, exposed correctly, ruined by light leaks or accidental double exposures. There isn’t much control over the Holga! So I had a little […]

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Day 14~366

It has snowed here, which is more interesting than the rain, but still as cold and wet. “I’ve been homesick for countries I’ve never been, and longed to be where I couldn’t be.” not sure who said it but I am now. 🙂      

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Day 8~366

Vintage is so fashionable in photography, is it because we hanker after a bygone time when the world seemed a simpler place? I’ve collected the odd vintage item for my photography ‘prop box’ and also have a lot of my Mum’s bits and bobs, her photo albums and china cups, tea sets and ornaments. She […]

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