I learned to knit during the fitness craze of the early 1980s, when colourful leg warmers were all the rage. Since I'm not the most exercise-focussed person on the planet, I soon moved on to knitting jumpers, and actually kept myself dressed that way all through university.Later, knitting became … [Read more...] about Monday Musings: Knitting Socks in a Heat Wave
I spent my first weeks in England photographing doors. And pubs. And - most especially - trees. Huge specimen trees Capability Brown would recognise, and most certainly approve of. For someone coming from quieter, more regimented, and altogether "greyer" East Germany, these trees were as fascinating … [Read more...] about On Location: Aidan’s Domain – The Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
Time for Monday Musings. It's February, it's cold and I'm keeping myself going by thinking about holidays.Travelling is fun. Every so often, a visit kicks all your well-honed prejudices and preconceptions sideways. I was brought up to believe the Swiss had hotelkeeping elevated to an art form, yet … [Read more...] about Monday Musings: Are Shrimps Okay?