Entries from November 2010

Eleven, Cathedral St. Ursen, Solothurn

The number eleven has a lot of relevance in the Swiss city of Solothurn.

Jesuit Church of Solothurn

A winter visit to the baroque Jesuit church in Solothurn.

Loch a’ Chàirn Bhàin

Clouds draw in over a remote sea loch in the far north west of Scotland, as we pass by on a long day’s round trip from Alness.

Driving off-piste

Jo and I took a drive up to Grindelwald last night to take some moonlit landscape photos. After an abortive attempt to head up to Bussalp–which saw us having to reverse back down a single track lane which got too narrow and way too steep to pass, after following the misguidance of Google Maps on… (Read More)


A clip from the personal video essay by British filmmaker Andrew Kötting.

The Main Road in the Western Highlands

During a day’s driving to the north western corner of Scotland this summer, much of the round trip to our destination was on a road like this.

Salmon Leap

Photographing salmon leaping isn’t as easy as it first appears.

I Remember

There are some times of year when it’s strange to be at home in a country where the national history is different. In November, two of them fall within days of each other: Guy Fawkes Night and Armistice Day.


One of my favourite pictures of the year, which was shot at the end of a studio session a couple of weeks ago.

A place by the tracks

The end of the main train line to Interlaken from Zurich, Basel and beyond, via Bern, takes travellers through the centre of the small city, where the train line passes within feet of buildings in the main shopping centre and past the otherwise quiet lanes and back roads along the river.