Archive for August, 2011

Zurich

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

One of the things I’ve repeatedly heard about Zurich is how clean and tidy it is. Nothing else really, just cleanliness and tidiness. Well I guess, for a city, that’s a pretty good place to start. So having visited now, What’s my honest take on this? It’s pretty tidy. I mean, I can’t really sit here and say [...]

 

Reopening the book on Film Photography

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Sadly, I’m a bit too young to have really experienced photography using film, worse still, when I first became interested in taking pictures 12years ago, I was already in possession if one of the first affordable digital cameras. To make up for this; a couple of years back I borrowed an old 35mm film SLR [...]

 

Ryanair strikes again

Friday, August 12th, 2011

I’m currently sitting at Stansted airport, stuck, because my plane broke down, so they’re having to fly in a new one in from Greece. I suspect I’m going to be here for a very, very long time. I hate flying Ryanair. Every time I board a Ryanair flight, a little piece of my soul dies. [...]

 

DB: BAHN.

Friday, August 12th, 2011

With almost endless daily ranting about the poor level of service provided by the UK rail companies, it almost seems a shame not to join in. But I ought to keep my mouth shut, as the railways in my own country, far from a vast nation-wide network covering every place worth-living-in, are little more than [...]