Category: Ramblings

Brain dumps

Cameras

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been photographing my collection of cameras. They’re now in their own gallery¬†and each image here is linked to the camera that took it – click on an image and you’ll find the link

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Sputnik

On Wednesday my latest eBay purchase finally arrived from the Ukraine – A LOMO Sputnik stereo TLR. It’s basically two Lubitels fused together – a Bakelite monstrosity with all the light leaks, shiny internal surfaces and dodgy engineering familiar to

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Univers d’Artistes

I’ve just had the pleasure of being interviewed for Univers d’Artistes, the blog of Carrie Leigh’s NUDE magazine. Univers d’Artistes interview A big hello to everyone who has found my site from there.

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Nottingham

I’m going to be working in Nottingham for the next couple of weeks if I can get there through the snow tomorrow. So I’ll be spending my evenings in a hotel room with no internet access, which should at least

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ZZ Top

One of the greatest disappointments of my musical life was the day I bought the ZZ Top album Tres Hombres on CD. What I heard on that disc wasn’t really the same album that was released on vinyl; it had

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Browsers

I seem to have fixed my rendering problems with IE6, but for some reason I can’t get my embedded Animoto video to show in that browser. Grumble. One interesting statistic from Google Analytics is that Firefox is by far the

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