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Election 2016 Thoughts – No Photos

I, like everyone else, have been doing a lot of thinking about the recent US election and what it means for us on the left. Unlike most of my peers, I cautioned against being too confident in the polls, and, sadly, I was proven right in a devastating manner. What […]

A look back at 2014

It’s officially 2015, I’m over the New Years hangover, I’ve had my requisite greasy food for the day, and spent the evening with friends playing with their baby and chatting the night away before reality sets back in with the end of the holiday season. 2014 was a pretty damned […]

Hong Kong Protests

Not a photo post, as I can’t make my way to Hong Kong at the moment to cover it. But I had to share my thoughts. I think most people know this, but I’m a proud colonial. I grew up under British rule, and I’m incredibly thankful for that. The […]


Query: Is the Isle of Skye one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been? Answer: Yes.   Here’s the gallery.   Some repeats here, since my favourite photos from the trip as a whole were of people, but there we are. I found it hard not to approach different […]

Scotland – The People

The people you meet travelling in a place is what really makes it special. Here’s a collection of new friends, fellow travellers, locals, and strangers from my travels in Scotland. Landscapes and other galleries to come later. Click here to be taken to the gallery! Oh yes, the last image isn’t from […]

[NSFW] Nude

It’s been a busy time lately, but a lot of hard work is coming together to give the site an online print store and other cool things come June/July. Meanwhile, here’s a nude I shot recently. Prints will be available once the store’s up… as will some photos from my […]


I was at the aquarium the other day… … and while the rest of the exhibits were neat and all, jellyfish sure are especially pretty. There’s something in the fluidity of their movements that isn’t quite like anything else… the eye still follows their movements even when they’re frozen in […]

2013 in pictures

Below: collection of mostly unpublished personal photos throughout the year. Those of you who made this year great despite momentous challenges and hardships, thanks.   This year we… … kicked off the year right…   … and saw some pretty cool shows.   … met some real life Disney characters… […]