A Weekend At The Turnberry

I had double luck earlier this year – my parents came to stay and looked after our son while we had a rare night away at a secret location (my wife is much better at keeping surprises than I am). The secret location turned out to be the Turnberry hotel on the Ayrshire coast. Apparently …

Waiting For The Train

They say the best camera is the one you have on you, so here’s a fun one from my iPhone and using the Tilt Shift Generator app. This is Waverly station in Edinburgh, from the mezzanine/walkway. Submitted to the Photo Friday challenge ‘Little’.

Tiny Fingers

It’s nearly midnight, and our son has come into the bedroom, upset. “I had a bad dream”. I take him back to his bed, and offer to lie down beside him while he falls asleep. “Will you hold my hand?”. Of course I will. I was reminded of this photo from when he was small. …

Monochromatic Affection

These two zebras were entwining their necks, oblivious to their human spectators. This was my son’s first trip to a zoo (and our first time at Edinburgh Zoo), and far better than my memories of zoos as a child. The animals had more land to roam in, and there was much more focus on endangered …

Remembering Steve

I don’t live near an Apple Store. I had been meaning to travel to Glasgow to look at Macs for a while – my 2007 iMac is feeling slow these days when working in Aperture. This Sunday it felt that the time was right. The Apple Store had a number of touching memorials to Steve …