One of the most important TV series ever produced; tackling issues head-on and, hopefully, saving lives. Continue reading 13 Reasons Why: a massive strike against the stigma of suidice and mental ill health.
Anne is a Lesbian. She’s in her 60’s, and it was a privilege to talk with her recently about her experiences; both growing older in the LGBT community and some of the things she and other gay, lesbian, bisexual and … Continue reading Being Old and LGBT; with Gaydio.
Either a macro photograph of a dandelion or some sort of space flower, what do you think? I took this yesterday (Tuesday) while out for a … Continue reading Dandelions from space
For most of us, the place we feel safest is in our family. There can be few family groups that do more to protect their young … Continue reading Meerkat Family Values | weekly photos
One of my passions in photography is for the little things. There are a million details in everyday life that we usually walk by but which in reality are stunningly beautiful if we take a moment to appreciate them. Continue reading Into the details | weekly photos 1st April 2017
This week, a gallery of photos from my collection; all with a green(ish) tinge. Different cameras, lenses, and locations; but hopefully all something to enjoy. M … Continue reading It’s a green, green world | weekly photo 26th March 2017
In 2012, CNN named it one of “Europe’s most Bizarre buildings,” and to be fair, it does look more than a little like it might have … Continue reading Old Iron Balls | Weekly Photo 18th March 2017
For years, I’ve struggled with self-esteem; but simply choosing to record my own small achievements – and overcoming the strange British aversion to being ‘big-headed’ – has helped me begin to believe in myself. Continue reading Accentuate the Positives; recording the good times.
Music can also be a great way of lifting me out of those occasional dips. Something upbeat, and feel-good, can be just what I need as a backing track for my mind to distract me from a place where I don’t want to dwell for too long. Continue reading Using music for mental health, and the evidence to prove it.
This is a photo taken on my old smartphone, a Lumia 735, so it’s not the quality of other shots I post to the Weekly Photo … Continue reading No Such Thing As… An Ugly Sunset | Weekly Photo, 8th March 2017
A cool, damp spring morning in Lancashire. One of the many winding lanes crossing the West Pennine Moors. A favourite local hangout for a country hike; … Continue reading … take me home | Weekly Photo 7th, March 17
For a long while, I’ve used my WordPress blog as a place to post photographs I’ve taken, that I’m especially proud of. Well, I now have a Flickr portfolio to help me show them off in an even shinier and brighter way. Continue reading Flickr-ing photos