Time Passes

An early meeting took me into the city, with my new Fujinon XF14mm 2.8 R lens on my X-E1. First impressions are really good. Actually, great. It feels precise and well made, and the manual mode is fantastic. You slip the focus ring back to go from auto focus to manual, which reveals distance markings …

Still

My wife and son are away visiting Mémé during the school holiday, and I have a weekend to myself. Autumn is here, and I wander out into the garden, with the intention of tidying up and catching up with odd jobs. It is so still, so quiet. Normally, the garden is full of noise and …

Autumn

Autumn has slowly pushed aside summer. The temperatures are dropping, along with the leaves. We took a trip up to the Blue Mountains National Gardens at Mount Tomah, which along with the native trees, hosts pockets of European and North American flora. There is something reassuringly familiar about seeing conkers on the ground, and I …

Autumn Light In Dean Village

I had a spare hour to play with last week at lunch time, and decided to visit Dean Cemetery and Dean Village, near the centre of Edinburgh. I walked the path from the cemetery, along the Water of Leith, which is a gorge cut through Edinburgh, with a river running through it. The lucky people …