Handa Island on Fuji Superia 200

St Kilda has its own mythology, and quite rightly. One of the remotest parts of the Outer Hebrides, the story of its abandonment in 1930 has captured the imagination of poets, artists and musicians ever since. But few people ever visit St Kilda. It's simply too far, and the weather is too unpredictable. Ever wanted … Continue reading Handa Island on Fuji Superia 200

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

A Very British Day Out

Thirlestane Castle, in the Scottish Borders, is the venue for the annual classic car show by the Borders Vintage Automobile Club. I went there in 2018 with my Minolta Dynax 4, shooting Lomography 400. The first thing that surprised me was that, among all those beautiful vintage cars, I seemed to be the only person … Continue reading A Very British Day Out