Earlier this month my family and I spent the first week of yet another school term break in Iceland. I’d wanted to see it for years, ever since J. and I moved to Britain and even more since she visited it on her own a decade ago (I was tied up with teaching at the time, and it was her last chance before our son came along). With perfect timing we missed the brief post-2008 window when it was affordable and went for maximum post-2016 crashed-pound expense. Weighed against the cost of school holiday clubs for the kids, though, it doesn’t look so bad, with EasyJet flights and Airbnb accommodation helping offset Europe’s most expensive food prices.
I’ll write a fuller account to go with the eventual full photo gallery, but some initial photos are already up at Detail. With so many wide open spaces to photograph, I came back with a lot of panoramas...
25 April 2017
I posted these at Detail last month, but have only now got around to linking them here. As part of this year’s gradual photo-sorting project, here are two galleries of panoramas from the Tasman Peninsula and other parts of Tasmania. The latter is a bit shorter than the former at the moment, but I’m expecting both to grow over time. There’ll be quite a few other galleries of regular photos to go with these eventually.
23 April 2017
I hadn’t posted anything new to Found in five years, but the findings kept on coming—albeit at a much slower rate than they once did—so yesterday I added this (and these and these and this).
19 January 2017
Here’s another gallery for Detail, based on a folder of holiday snaps I’ve been meaning to turn into one for years: a few days of an English summer in Yorkshire and Lincoln.
17 January 2017
Time to start adding galleries again to Detail, with a third collection of panoramas from the past few years of camping trips, mini-breaks and outings around Scotland. I have some international ones in the wings as well.
16 January 2017
And so we collapse into 2017, waiting to see just how dire the Trump administration will be, whether Brexit really will mean Brexit, and who next among the West’s democracies will follow Britain and the US down the road to nowhere. It’s enough to take the wind out of any little-read blog’s sails. I do have a few ideas about more substantial projects for coming months, but for the moment only a few links.
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