District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Sorry, not really a photo, but I was trying to give the impression of a really busy place with people coming from all directions. And a bit of the contrasting old and new. I miss walking in Ho Chi Minh City, it has a bustling buzz. People are always doing something and there is alwaysContinue reading “District 1, Ho Chi Minh City”

Grocer, London

Sometimes, life fits into phases. My London phase was marked with frequent house moves and fleeting acquaintances. But for a time, Ragbir ran my local shop and we quite often had little chats as I came in to buy odds and ends. He e was a laugh. And then one day, he said he’d hadContinue reading “Grocer, London”

Dog in the Window, Bristol

I love photographing dogs. They don’t talk or ask about licensing. Although this one looks quite amenable, moments later it was a bit cross – so I didn’t linger. Bristol is great to wander around, I believe I took this photo quite near the harbour.

Found on the River Bed, Chiswick

There is an “impossible” school of photography, who always want to tell you how complicated or difficult it was to take a particular photograph. While it can be interesting, it is irrelevant, ‘cos photography is about pictures.  The River Thames is tidal for much of its length, which means that at low tide, large stretchesContinue reading “Found on the River Bed, Chiswick”

In Helsinki, 2003

I didn’t really travel anywhere until I was in my thirties and even now (many years later), the list of places I would like to go is pretty long. Anyway, once upon a time, I visited Helsinki over a number of months, lazing in the long, warm summer evenings and when winter came, shivering inContinue reading “In Helsinki, 2003”