Lilou’s Baptism in Champagne

Despite (or thanks to) having such a large family I’m not particularly up-to-date on how to describe various relatives, so let me try to be as specific as I can. This weekend, three of my father’s sons (including me) and one of their girlfriends spent far too long in a car that was far too […]


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Las Vegas, Aug ’13

Two weeks ago I visited a city I’ve had on my bucket list for a while: Las Vegas, Nevada. I was flown out by the Photosmith team to help promote our iPad photography application at Photoshop User World, but I took a few days extra in advance to recover from jetlag and explore the city […]

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San Francisco

I visited friends in California who just happened to be [p2p type=”slug” value=”jeannette-brian-a-wedding-in-the-hills-of-a-japanese-garden”]getting married[/p2p] while I just happened to bring along my camera gear, which worked out nicely.On one of my last days there, my lady host took me to see San Fransisco, which her new husband evidently hates. For shame! The City is marvellous. Tall and […]

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A narrow old path, steep and lined with stacked flatstone, leads up to the old seat of the local bishopry, now thoughtfully transformed into a cafe where tired and thirsty travelers can take their ease. I am still a spawning wreck under this fierce hayfever. My nose is a disgusting faucet, my eyes are ferret-red, […]

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