Category Archives: Communication

Outside the Window

Whenever I stand looking out of a window I’m reminded of being on the inside looking out. What I see is always limited by the frames of the window. The full picture is just not available to me. My seeing … Continue reading

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Over Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is a good thing. There’s nothing more energizing than an enthusiastic person, but please spare me the kind of artificial enthusiasm that seems to be so common nowadays. I was watching a good documentary the other night absolutely spoilt … Continue reading

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A Newspaper

It always fascinates me how the great universal stories of our world are condensed in to a few sheets of paper, and then quietly read in the most small, diverse and ordinary of places. I shot this in Hyde Park … Continue reading

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“Very Unique”

Have you noticed how that little word, “unique” is being banded around lately. It pops up in ads, news broadcasts, interviews and especially in the cult of celebrity. But now, as if to heighten the effect, not only is something … Continue reading

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The Underground

As I said some time ago, the London Tube is an incredible system of transport, but when it comes to human interaction it’s rather dark and gloomy. People avoid speaking to and looking at one another. Even those who know … Continue reading

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A Glorious Past

Every day my morning walk takes me past this old tree in a beautiful park. It stands there lifeless, rooted, dignified and mute. No more speaking through rustling leaves or creaking branches. No more life-giving sap running through its veins, … Continue reading

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That Little Word “Hate”

Have you noticed how that little word, “hate” is so easily cast about nowadays. I hate this, or I hate that, or I hate him or her and so it goes, a bit like opening the tap full on to … Continue reading

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