2020 Year in Pictures Photos and stuff

Steps

(7/365/2020) I’m not going to lie: I’m finding abstracts hard to come by. I’m going to have to extend this year’s theme into other things, such as textures and shapes – things that aren’t exactly abstract but might be interesting in themselves. I’ve always liked these stairs, especially the angles

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General Chunterings

Never Grow Up

Parenting is difficult, isn’t it? You become responsible for an actual juvenile human and have the privilege of guiding them towards adulthood. This is a protracted experience for all involved, and while there are some painful points along the way I have experienced more joy in these last ten years

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Musical Notes

Fraternity

I love brass band music. Not quite as much as Metal, but there are certain pieces that really create an emotional response that Metal cannot normally get anywhere near. One of these pieces is the incredibly descriptive music within Fraternity, a test piece (composed by Thierre Deleruyelle) that stirs the

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General Chunterings

I <3 Toronto

2018 finished in style for us with a two week trip to visit my family in Toronto. I’ve always loved this city and have visited six times now: mostly because my sister, nieces and mum live there these days, but also because it’s a fabulously vibrant city. It’s fair to

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General Chunterings

Happy New Year!

It is 2019 already. So soon after 2018 too. These years are following on from each other more quickly each year. Last year was a pretty traumatic time for the folks of planet Earth, with a huge amount of drama around. The political sphere was particularly turbulent with Trump and

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