Poor Old Howard got ‘Screwed’.

Poor old Howard Nillson, the Intertype Mechanic lived around the corner from me in Myrtle Bank. While his wife sat on her arse inside, Howard would be working away in the garden. When she wanted Howard she would lean out the window and yell, “Howard, I want a cup of tea!” or “Howard, I want […]

John ‘Dingo’ Manfield, Legend.

John was born on 5 May, 1936 in Croydon. He was the last of five children (Olga, Dorothy, Bill and Frank). His father was Head Bird Keeper at the Adelaide Zoo and the family lived in a small cottage in the zoo grounds. Because he was born in South Australia’s Centenary Year he was given […]

The Knife Angel, Middlesborough town centre.

Middlesbrough, England The Knife Angel is installed in the town’s Centre Square. The 8m tall sculpture will stand for four weeks as a reminder of the devastation caused by knife crime. It was created by The British Ironwork Centre and is made from more than 100,000 discarded knives and weapons confiscated by police across the […]

Mother & Baby enjoy Tree Tunnel.

Xanthe Lewis-Hall, two years old, and her mother walk through a tunnel of trees down an old Roman Road on October 16, 2017, in Halnaker, England. Image Credit: Photograph by Dan Kitwood / Getty. Source: Images of the Season: Fall Is in the Air, Part II – The Atlantic

Bignor Roman Villa, West Sussex.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Location The villa is situated just north of the South Downs close to Stane Street, about 9 miles north-east of Chichester (the Roman city of Noviomagus Reginorum) and the nearby and much larger Fishbourne Roman Palace. It is on the south-facing slope of a ridge of greensand which provided better conditions for […]

The Art of Marbling Books.

Marbled paper has been used for centuries in bookbinding, generally as endpapers—front and back—sometimes as outside decorative covers. It is made by floating pigments upon a mucilaginous “size”, arranging the chosen colors as desired using toothed combs and other tools, then laying a sheet of paper or fabric onto the floating pattern to pick it […]

George the Orangutan, Adelaide Zoo.

Remember when we referred to George as a gorilla? George was an orangutan and was always one of the most popular animals at the zoo, but growing up as kids, we always talked about him as a gorilla. He was a real character whose favourite possessions were his old hessian bag and an Australian Rules […]

A Weird and Wonderful Travelling Circus.

“For years I’ve travelled with my cameras capturing moments in time with the people the road has led me to… A glimpse into parallel worlds travelling in circular motions.” These are the words of Hunter Barnes, one of the foremost documentary photographers working in America today, concentrating on communities and aspects of American culture often […]

Turning Junk into Art.

This is Artur Bordalo’s (aka Bordalo II) series of artwork that aims to draw attention to the problems of waste production, materials that are not reused, pollution and its effect on the planet. These are problems that are likely to be forgotten, become trivial or become necessary evils. The idea is to depict nature itself, […]

The Cougar or Mountain Lion.

The cougar (Puma concolor), also known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, mountain cat, or catamount, is a large cat of the family Felidae native to the Americas. Its range, from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes of South America, is the greatest of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere. An […]