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Shadows and light

Published in photography.

Every picture has its shadows And it has some source of lightBlindness, blindness and sight – Joni Mitchell, “Shadows and light”

Shadows and light

Projects 6-12

Published in use the human voice, work.

Last time I wrote about work, things seemed to be going ok. They still are. The second half of the year was busier than the first.  Projects 6 and 7 were small pieces of work for dotEveryone and new conveyancing start-up Juno. Project 8 was my trip to Vienna to see the It’s ok poster on show as part of the Biennale.  […]

31 albums

Published in music.

For reasons too dull to go into, I spent most of last weekend by myself. Not unhappily. I had chores to do, stuff to deal with, as you do. But I decided to make the most of a mostly empty house by setting myself a challenge: to find out how many albums I could listen […]

A stone in my wallet

Published in places.

I want to tell you about my favourite beach in the whole world.  It’s called Traeth Llyfn, and you’ll find it on the north coast of Pembrokeshire, facing directly west into the Irish Sea. There’s no direct access by car. You have to walk north from Abereiddi Bay, or south from Porthgain. I managed another visit […]

A stone in my wallet

A week in Greece

Published in photography, places.

Gosh it’s lovely isn’t it? Earlier this year we took a little family holiday in Greece – the first time B and I had been there, the second time for K. It was lovely. Greece is lovely. We spent the first few days on the island of Poros. Quiet, out of the way, gorgeous. The […]

A week in Greece

Very Vienna

Published in places.

A trip with purpose We spent a few days in Vienna, mainly because I had a good reason to go there. We stayed in the 25 Hours hotel. Apart from a small hiccup with the room (which the staff sorted out quickly and without any fuss), it proved to be a good choice. Well located for all […]

Thinking about permission

Published in work, working in the open.

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Vienna to see the “It’s ok” poster in an exhibition as part of the Biennale.  The exhibition was called “How will we work?”, and it explored possible futures (and interesting presents) for workplaces and workers. Some of the ideas on show were quite dystopian and depressing, others were laugh-out-loud funny. […]

I ❤️ Pembrokeshire

Published in photography, places.

We spent a week in Pembrokeshire. It’s got everything you need. We took the beach stuff we already had, and I had a bit of a binge in this shop and bought some more things we didn’t have. And last year we broke a spade, so we needed a new spade. Aberaeron is a pretty […]

I ❤️ Pembrokeshire

A bit of a week

Published in life.

It’s been quite a week. Lots happening. Here’s an overview. Tuesday In the evening, one of the cats brought a bat into the house. We were all flopped in front of the telly, when we became aware of a strange screeching sound coming from the hall.  “What’s that?” asked B. I went to look.  There […]

Projects 1-5

Published in use the human voice, work.

t’s been 6 months since I left the Government Digital Service and set up on my own. Time for an update on how things are going, I think.  The short version is: pretty well. For the long version, read on. Project 0 was, as I said six months ago, mainly about finding my first bits of […]

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