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Visual Metaphor

I saved this photo from the day in Birmingham until last (coincidentally it was the last picture I made that day), because it fit in quite nicely with a conversation about visual metaphor I was having with another photographer. It just so happens that I had taken the above photo a couple of days before […]

A Day in Birmingham, pt 5

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A Day in Birmingham, pt 4

I’m always looking out for the quirky when I’m wandering about with a camera…why things capture my eye, I don’t really know, but here are a few more images I took whilst tramping the towpath… . . .

A Day in Birmingham, pt 3

. . I actually went for a ride on the trip boat above…a bit of a busman’s holiday I guess, but it allowed me to see another part of the canal whilst sat down! . .

A Day in Birmingham, pt 2

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A Day in Birmingham

I went up to Birmingham the other week. Generally, when I felt the ‘urban urge’, I had gone to London, but being in Banbury means that Birmingham is that little bit nearer. Plus it’s cheaper to get to. And I’d not ever been there before. The primary aim was to visit the canal area there […]

The Journey Home

For the last few months I have been commuting to work by train and bicycle. This gives me a few minutes to just sit and stare out of the window (on the train part that is!). It’s a lovely journey heading north from Oxford, following the route of the South Oxford Canal. Just north of […]