A friend of mine is (slowly) renovating an old VW camper van.  It’s quite rare, apparently, to find an original radio that still works, so it’s fairly common to buy a non-working example from one of the various internet sources and use it to fill the gap in the dashboard where the radio should go….

Accidental sky

It’s a bit disheartening sometimes, this photography lark.  You head out with the intention of getting a few nice pictures (the light’s nice, you’re going somewhere photogenic, or at least where’s there’s some ‘stuff’ to point the lens at), and end up with a memory card full of ‘meh’. And then, you distinctly remember accidentally…


Wandering around Howletts on a largely sun and animal-less day, you tend to look around for other subjects.  Here’s one.

Javan Langurs at Howletts

The weather was terrible when we went to Howletts the other day, so most of the animals were exhibiting slightly more intelligence than us and staying indoors.  In general, this makes for a pretty dull walk around a bunch of seemingly very empty enclosures, but there are a couple of animals that don’t mind having…

Looking up

A slightly less than flattering day to be taking pictures of the town’s newest attraction.  The boys seemed to enjoy it though.  

Looking down

Sometimes you just have to look at your feet to see something vaguely interesting.  The boards of the pier, looking slightly worn and battered after years of service.