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Retired Anglo-American family doctor with a passion for photography.
Retired Anglo-American family doctor with a passion for photography.

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A Working Class Hero
A working class hero is something to be But you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see. John Lennon We are on a Virgin Atlantic flight on the way home from London to Boston. Unusually for me, I'm watching the in-flight entertainment system. Firstly, ...
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Don't forget to Dance
Don't forget to dance Don't forget to smile The Kinks Well, last weekend we didn't forget. On Saturday we took the train from Brighton to London to join the Women's March in solidarity with the 2.5 million marchers in cities all over the world, who were pro...
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Brave New World
The enemy of photography is convention, the fixed rules ' how to do'. The salvation of photography comes from the experiment'. László Moholy-Nagy Eventually (perhaps by the early 1960’ s) those who stepped forward to carry the West Coast Landscape Photograp...
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Get Out
Sunday Brighton started off a typical dull, grey, January day, After a lazy morning and late lunch we decided to go out anyway. The light seemed a little brighter and it was a warmish 10°C. We decide to walk down to the Marina and then take the undercliff w...
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Up the hill and down King William Street
We've been back in Brighton for 6 days. Today we took the train to London to see the Fashion & Textile Museum's 1920 Jazz Age exhibition. We'd planned to go London Bridge, but because of the train strikes went to London Blackfriars station instead. Not real...
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Half Over Already
The holidays are half over. 2017 is upon us. The appalling Christmas music in the stores has stopped. Folks are returning their presents. Christmas trees are on the sidewalks waiting for the trash pickup. We had a very pleasant low key Christmas day. Just w...
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What Times Are These?
What times are these, in which A conversation about trees is almost a crime For in doing so we maintain our silence about so much wrongdoing! Bertolt Brecht Over the holidays it's OK to talk about trees. It's OK to eat as much as you want. It's OK to drink ...
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Gender
Plum Island Sound, MA While cooking tonight’s meal I listened to Grayson Perry being interviewed on BBC’s Women’s Hour. Besides interviewing him about his latest book, The Descent of Man , we also heard him interviewing three 14-year-old London youths on ma...
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Annus Horribilis
Maybe I shouldn’t have started to watch The Man in the High Castle on Amazon. And I shouldn’t have read today’s New York Times article on the Russian hacking of the US Election. Yesterday in Boston, as we got off the train we followed a young woman with the...
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Aux Armes, Citoyens
Geese over Crane Beach Thanksgiving is over so we can talk about politics again. Black Friday is over too. Hopefully, you didn’t buy anything. We need to reflect over the past year. In the UK, Brexit won just over 50% of the vote to leave the European Union...
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