2012 – In Association With The Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

2012 will be remembered as the year I began my repairs… fixing the damage of poor choices of the past, healing a broken mind and trying to deal with the damage that’s been done along the way. I’ve seen more hospital rooms this year than I have in my entire life, and as we go […]

Sony NEX-5R – in the hands of a novice.

I feel a bit of a fraud. My tiny amount of photography experience does not by any means make me a worthy owner of such a beautiful piece of equipment. Michael, however, thought otherwise and very kindly gave me a Sony NEX-5R for Xmas. That is typical Michael. When he finds something he enjoys he […]

How Anthony Bourdain made my 2012.

The first time I saw Tony was on The Colbert Report. His interview with Stephen made him come across as a badass Ramsey-esque f-bomb loving food writer. About six months after that he was a guest on The Daily Show. That was the point when my interest in this man and his work increased to […]


Twice recently, we’ve paused TV shows at good moments. Update: A couple more from recent viewings… Brian Cox in Wonders of Life: As we were watching Exploring China, Sam exclaimed “It’s the Chinese Hancock!”. I’d missed it, and had to rewind a bit to confirm that it was, indeed, a Chinese Tony Hancock: