Monthly Archives: March 2013

More Urban Exploration

Some time ago, in this post, I promised a few more shots of Redruth Brewery. This is still my favourite place to photograph although I’m open to suggestions for better ones (hint). Advertisements

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense & A Predictable Metaphor.

A butterfly emerging from a chrysalis is an embarrassingly obvious metaphor for a human undergoing a transition phase into a new future. I am a human undergoing a transition phase into a new future. In a visual sense, I’m transforming … Continue reading

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Good Morning Bratwurst

“Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist – because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That’s how … Continue reading

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Fiddling while we burn

I depressed myself a bit with my last doom-mongering post, and spent the morning wandering round imagining the world of Idiocracy is just around the corner. Then I spent the afternoon feeling ashamed of myself for being such a terrible … Continue reading

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Democratic Despair

I’ve been reading the Internet again. If I’ve told myself once, I’ve told myself a thousand times that it isn’t good for me, but I still do it. I forget. I drift into this fantasy world in which the Internet/Earth … Continue reading

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Macsalvors: For all your wheelchair, fishing buoy and plastic groin needs.

I wasn’t notably enthusiastic when spouse suggested I accompany him to Macsalvors this morning. Macsalvors is a shop that is famous in Cornwall for selling… well… all the sorts of things that practical people like. It started as a marine … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime

I have decided to be understated today and post only one photo for the challenge. This is a shot of two friends of mine sampling the lunchtime menu in Bristol Ikea.

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