Feb 7, 2014

Thank Crunchie it’s Friday, hey folks? I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a fairly crappy week. I’ve woken up in a grump most days. I’ve come dangerously close to wielding scissors in front of the mirror in an effort to bring my bangs back (that I’ve been growing out for a year now […]

Feb 19, 2013

I didn’t mention it at the time, largely as I was unbelievably nervous, but a couple of weeks ago I did a talk for the Lancaster Photographic Society. Christian, the programme co-ordinator is an old friend of mine. In fact, I met him when he first started dating my friend Kerstin eight years ago. In […]

May 17, 2011

How time flies. Life in Cherating was slow and dreamy, but already my stay there has come to an end. I found myself on the beach just after sunrise on my final morning with bittersweet memories washing over me. It had been my home for several months. For the first time, I saw the coastline […]

Apr 21, 2011

As I lazed on the beach taking in the usual incredible view of crystal clear turquoise waters, colourful longtail boats bobbing along the shoreline, golden sands stretching into the distance and swaying palms laden with coconuts, I noticed that there was something special in the scene today. At the far end of the beach, a […]

Apr 18, 2011

Tonight there is a full moon. Hundreds of visitors to the beautiful Thai island of Koh Pha-Ngan have descended upon Hat Rin beach to party through the night. There will be booming music, beer, flourescent paint and some rather dubious items of “Full Moon Party” clothing. I’m sure they will have lots of fun. But […]