I travel because I am fascinated by the world – and especially by its people. Our actions can be powerful and far-reaching, but we also create little moments – beautiful songs or poems, special meals, unique atmospheres – that are not widely-known. Often they […]
If November is Ukraine’s most melancholy month, January is its toughest. With the lawyers I work for coming back from their winter breaks with all the enthusiasm of “dvoiki” schoolboys returning to class on the first day of term, and European investors waiting for the results of Ukraine’s presidential elections before calling upon the lawyers, I have all the time in the world to indulge in my hobbies. It is an opportunity to start the year creatively and productively, but the month goes to waste. Determined to develop my writing I search on Kyiv’s newsstands, in its online ‘papers and on the lips of its people for a story to turn into an article – and find that there is only one: the arrival of a bitterly cold spell of weather that puts paid to all but the most mundane activities.
Photographs of St. Paul’s Cathedral and London’s Embankment area, taken in November 2009.
A collection of photographs taken from Brighton pier in November 2009, while storms caused rough weather in the English Channel and on the Sussex coast. See more of my photography here.
. Half a dozen photographs that I took in Ukraine this summer – in Khersones (Crimea), Kyiv and Chernihiv.
A gallery of photographs taken on the Isle of Mull, and the smaller islands of Staffa and Lunga to its west, in June and July 2009.