Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about kent

  • This month’s set of photos is especially random, but that’s the whole point; not just of the ongoing photo series here on my website, but also in my life. The more varied and random, the better for me.

  • Award-winning bathing beach, Sheerness

    Grot

    One of my hobbies is visiting less-than-salubrious destinations to take interesting photographs.

  • It’s been a while since I thought of sharing anything on my website. Things have been very busy, both with work, trips here and there and with getting our balcony ready for summer. Instead of waffling on, I thought I’d try a new approach for a change: a brief visual review of what I got…

  • Everyone sees photos differently. Some simply see a place they know or blots on the landscape like electricity pylons and motorways, whilst others see a sunset or sunrise and the beauty of a single cloud, illuminated in a beautiful colour. The same photo can conjure up myriad memories for myriad people, whilst remaining completely boring…

  • We spent the Christmas and New Year period travelling to Scotland and back by road again.

  • Patience

    After a long time with a much reduced amount of interest for photography, I am finally getting back to wanting to capture images again. The unenforced time out has done me good. I am reminded once more of the pleasure of waiting for the moment to be right; when the light and the surroundings all come…

  • The Port Of Dover

    A timelapse sequence taken around close of service at the ferry port on the south coast of England, the night before we left for the continent and home.

  • I have translated this short story from an archived article in German newspaper Die Zeit from June 1976, which I came across via a link which Konstantin Binder posted to his Twitter account. The original title is “Oh! You’re German?” but I don’t feel that this direct translation matches the tone of the article. I…

  • After a very long pause, I continue with my series of posts telling the story of our trip to Scotland and back to get married.