Saturday, 25 June 2016

Flower Power

I found this carving of a Dutch tax collector at the Maduwe Karang Temple in Bali, once a colonial outpost of the Dutch East Indies. Some two hundred years later a kind soul had adorned it with a Lotus flower. Hindus believe that within each human being is the spirit of the sacred Lotus, representing eternity, purity and divinity. More at

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Only in England

Yesterday Eton College celebrated the 4th of June....even though it was the 18th! During the Parade of Boats this was the only boy to fall into the River Thames. The Headmaster has yet to decide if he should be shot at dawn or elected as the next British Prime Minister.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

New Website!

Have just built a new website, thanks to kind help from Photoshelter, who provided an ideal template and also much support. This picture was taken in Venice, on the Grand Canal, during the build-up to the annual Carnival. You can see the full website at

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Construction Site

A Year in America, 1981. At a sandcastle building competition at Manhattan Beach, California