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Throwback Thursday: The Milky Way, Zombie Cows and a lost bit of photographic gear

It’s still Thursday where I am, so I guess I get to do a Throwback Thursday! This one relates to something that happened two years ago, that impacted on me today. Back then I was going out a lot at night to shoot. This one particular evening at the end of September 2014 saw me… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Milky Way, Zombie Cows and a lost bit of photographic gear

Nature · Night time · Photography · Travel

Chasing northern lights in Edmonton

If I had a bucket list, seeing the mystical Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights would probably have been on it. As I’m more of a “fly by the seat of your pants” kind of guy though, I’ve never kept a list of things I’d love to see. But since I arrived in Edmonton, the Northern… Continue reading Chasing northern lights in Edmonton

Nature · Photography · Travel

West along the Yellowhead with iPhone at the ready

A few days ago I posted some photos I shot on my way up to Edmonton. Here now, some that I took on the trip back home: west along the Yellowhead Highway. Only, this time, unlike the trip back then where I used my Nikon, these were all taken with my phone. In the height of summer, I also… Continue reading West along the Yellowhead with iPhone at the ready

Autumn · Nature · Photography

What do an insomniac, a herd of zombie cows and shooting stars have in common?

As it happens, I haven’t been sleeping much the last few weeks. I’m not complaining – I get a lot done at 2am. Amongst other things, I pray for others; and then I count Heffalumps in-between coughing fits – but, like Winnie the Pooh, that hasn’t helped me to get to sleep so far. This evening… Continue reading What do an insomniac, a herd of zombie cows and shooting stars have in common?