Category Archives: Playground of the Midlands

A very long time ago…

  A long time ago I read the Arthur C Clarke short story The Sentinel.   It was the inspiration for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey and formed the first act.  In the story a structure of incalculable age was … Continue reading

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Charnwood… a final pass thro…

I am getting towards the final phase of preparing my book on the Playground of the Midlands project and I thought I would have one final look at the images I captured to see if there were any others I … Continue reading

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Charnwood – No More

As British Summer Time is replaced by GMT so the nights draw in and another project starts to come to an end.  The final photography sessions for Playground of the Midlands has taken place and now I have to start … Continue reading

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Lies, Damn Lies and the Canon Battery Indicator

Always check your equipment the night before has been a mantra that I have lived by for many years.  I haven’t always achieved this and have paid the price from time to time.   So last night I checked the … Continue reading

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Walking

If it’s Thursday then we must be out and about working on the Playgrounds of the Midlands project.   Today saw us wandering through the secret delights of Watermead Country park which allowed us ‘to bag’ three more parishes, Birstall, … Continue reading

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Life among the plutocrats

Out and about working on the Playground of the Midlands project today and I have to say  I captured some of the most uninteresting images I can think of.   This maybe because I was working in areas where some of … Continue reading

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The book of Eli in the playground of the midlands

As a young child I was so taken by the fact that there was a guardian angel watching over me.  I am not sure whether this was a reassurance or a nuisance but I was told it was there and … Continue reading

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