Lost Aberdeen

Featured image: A traffic warden watches suspiciously as a Volkswagen Golf reverses out of an illegal parking space. This image, from approximately 1984, was shot in Aberdeen city centre. The soup kitchen is long gone. Replaced - last time I looked - by an expensive designer candle shop. Ships tied up in Aberdeen Harbour. You … Continue reading Lost Aberdeen

The boat sheds of Lindisfarne

On the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland, England, the fishermen found a novel way to make use of their old herring boats. When the vessel was no longer seaworthy, they would upturn the hull and convert it into a shed. Today, the island is home to a selection of sheds, all of them brimming … Continue reading The boat sheds of Lindisfarne