1. Dedicated follower of fashion

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    Followers of fashion unite as today for the first time in five months, after the previous pair of Levi’s were no doubt cut off me in A&E, I’m finally in a new shiny pair of boot cut jeans (as they have to fit over an orthopaedic boot). Feels like I’m...
  2. See the light

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    Let there be light… Is there anything that can’t be accomplished without the aid of an app these days? If you’re old school and still embrace the many charms of film photography (and why wouldn’t you?), you may require, depending on your weapon of choice, a light meter. If you’re...
  3. Thin blue line

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    This morning I was visited by a very kind police officer who had come to see me when I was in hospital, who needed to take another statement as to my recollection of the car accident, as it looks like I’m going to court due to the other driver pleading...
  4. E. Chambre Hardman

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    News of a freebie…if you’re in Liverpool, have an interest in photography and social history, and love all things National Trust, you can visit Hardman’s photography studio, where he lived and worked for forty years. Hardman had a good business in portraiture, during the war years, but specialised in landscapes....
  5. Abstract mind

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    As well as exercising the body, the mind has to be stretched a little, and so I set myself a very small photo project of taking some macro/abstract images around the flat and delved into the digital darkroom. Practical issues came up in the guise of a weighty DSLR camera...
  6. Thigh bone connected to…

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    I sit in a consultants room waiting for the great man to appear and share the bare NHS approved walls with three boxes of surgical gloves and a skeleton who looms over, as if mocking me with its perfectly formed bone structure. The doc enters, an orthopaedic fellow of the...
  7. Oh look, a leaf!

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    The wonders of nature in front of me again as I sit in the garden, resting from another hobbled jaunt along the road, soaking up the sun and breathing in fresh air. My hands feel like ice and toes peaking out from the orthopaedic boot have a tinge of autumnal...

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