Seebad Faulensee, Switzerland, January 2020

Hiking with Jo in the English Lake District in 2018
Drone photography at the Moiry Glacier in Swiss canton Wallis
Mark Howells-Mead on stage at WordCamp Zurich
Speaking at WordPress conference WordCamp Zurich in 2019

Photography and programming since 1983. CMS developer since 2001. WordPress since 2004, TYPO3 since 2011 and agency partner since January 2019.

I’m a British photographer, designer and web developer and I live in Switzerland with my wife Jo. Permanent Tourist is my personal website. I came up with the name because I try to live like an interested visitor, whether at home or elsewhere. Read more

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Latest blog posts

  • 2019 in review: up in the air
    2019 was my second year with a drone, and I continued to experiment with the possibilities and travel to places with the specific aim of photographing them from the air.
  • Land of my fathers
    Visiting Wales and photographing both familiar and new views.
  • Saint Tarcisius School, Camberley
    “New Eagle” comic from March 1982, with the free space spinner which I lost… Six years before this photo was taken, and after moving up the road from St. Gregory's junior school in … Read more
  • 2019 in review: Swiss winter landscapes
    For my first blog post in review of 2019, I decided to pick out a few of my favourite wintry photographs from last year in Switzerland, which show the kind of classical landscape … Read more
  • The Alpine Chain
    Re-photographing the Bernese Alps from a viewpoint I found last year.