1. Fuji X-T1

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    A couple of days in hospital and you miss a digital camera launch… Fujifilm unleash another camera into their X series line-up, in the name of the X-T1, which claims to offers the fastest EVF in town, and looking at the product specs, it’s an impressive beast. Is this the...
  2. Out of the NHS

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    Released from the grips of the national service with bags of bandages and a selection box of painkillers I current feel as if I’ve been hit by a train…every muscle hurts in my neck and torso as a result of being intubated. Guess that’s the pay off of acid reflux...
  3. Back in the NHS

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    Another visit to Frenchay hospital for an operation on my right elbow and left ankle results in a night in hospital, as a precaution to an acid reflux related incident during the operation…they want to be sure I haven’t melted my lungs! As far as I know the operations went...
  4. Konstruktor project

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    Build your own 35mm camera in 1-2 hours says the deftly designed box that houses the Lomography DIY camera. This weekend I set out to build it… The ceremonial unboxing brought back memories of childhood toys, as you open up each box and discover the wonders within in the shape...
  5. Buy one get one free…

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    It’s been a while since that you, dear reader have had a medical update. Last week I visited Frenchay to see an ankle specialist. He decided that surgery was worth a shot to reduce pain, and increase movement by smoothing out scar tissue that may be affecting the cartilage area....
  6. Snow Leopards

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    I’m personally saving the snow leopard by adopting one via the WWF. Numbers are very low in the wild. The snow leopard is highly elusive and an exact count is hard to come by. There are believed to be fewer than 7,000 in the wild and these numbers continue to...
  7. New Year reading

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    Two photographer books I gleefully received this Christmas were Steve McCurry’s Untold Stories book, which documents many of his most memorable and celebrated photographic assignments, by detailing the stories behind the final photographs. He was the first photographer to get into Afghanistan, and photograph the conflict during the Cold War...

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