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October in Photos

TweetI shot a lot this month. Enough that I needed to step away from the camera for a while. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy shooting XC races, holidays climbing in Wales, family. It’s that I had lost motivation. Needed to stop looking at the world through a lens for a while. Needed to stop looking. The opposite of what… Read more →

July in Photos

TweetFirst year of teaching over. A major break needed. 9 weeks off before my new job started. A lot of time to do things. Climbing – home and abroad. Running in the hills. Dressing up with the family. It took a while to wind down from the year, but it was good when I did. Read more →

Best of 2018

TweetI realise I’ve done my usual 12 that I liked the most from the year. But I wanted a mulligan. A do over. A bit late, but such is life. Nor is it just twelve. Overall, I took a lot of photos I like. A mixture of digital and film again. Lots from the Leica Q and the M6. Many… Read more →

Bikepacking Wales

TweetSix months of waiting. Six months of hoping for good weather. Six months of wondering if any one of us would pull the plug and ruin it all. Paddy Englishman, Paddy Irishman and Paddy Australianman walk into a pub in Wales. It’s cold. Wet. Windy. They’ve sacked off a climb to sleep in a field and get some hot food.… Read more →

May in Pictures

TweetSummer arrived with a thud. Suddenly, summer. Nearly four months solid of it. The first two weeks of solid summer I’ve ever had in Scotland. Good light – either crisp spring or forceful summer – gets the camera out and keeps it out. First month I’ve shot over 300 images in a long time. I don’t do burst images. Hangover… Read more →