A first foray into the world of the video blog, or “vlog”, which I shot while hiking in the Alps a few weeks ago.
A rare shadow self-portrait, on the slopes behind the top cable car station of First, above Grindelwald.
As we were so near the border when we visited Bavaria in October, we drove over into the Czech Republic to add the thirteenth country to the list of those I’ve visited. There’s not much in this region and in order to avoid paying a motorway toll – as we were only there for an hour or so – we…
Having made good time during a cross-Britain drive a few weeks ago, I stopped off at Cardiff to stretch my legs and visit spots well-known to fans of Doctor Who and Torchwood in Cardiff Bay.
I learned an important lesson in portrait photography last weekend: that of how ready the subject is to see themselves in an honest and detailed image, when they may be seeing themselves this way for the first time.
Jo learned to ski in Scotland when she was younger. After living here for several years now, she decided that it was about time to give cross-country skiing another try and give me my first shot at trying, as I'm not keen on regular skiing and had never tried cross-country before.