A few iPhone images from a recent trip to the very south of Morbihan, Bretagne. A thin strip of land extending south from Brittany known as the Quiberon Peninsula.

It’s surreal to be standing on land that’s not a very small island and to be able to see the ocean either side of you which is possible at the very tip of the peninsula. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy New Year everyone. I hope you all had a good rest and are raring to go in 2008. Somebody needs to tell the weather though.

Its past mid-January now and the big shiny yellowy thing in the sky has overslept. It was last seen sometime in mid-December. Would anyone who lives nearby please go and wake it up. There’s nothing much you can do when as Morrissey would say “Every day is like Sunday, every day is silent and grey”. That pretty much sums up the current weather here in the north of the UK. Oh, and its rained shedloads too…. Read the rest of this entry »

Parisienne walkways……

November 24th, 2007

God bless Phil Lynott and Gary Moore for writing that tune. I had it humming round my head last week as I found myself unexpectedly footsore in Paris.

Unfortunately I arrived just as the French decided en-masse to go on strike. The Paris metro was running about one train in seven on some lines and on others, nothing at all. Taxis were scarce. You couldn’t book one, all the ranks had queues at them longer than the ones outside Northern Rock. Trying to hail one was evidently not working – as witnessed by the number of people literally running out in front of them waving money…..

So, I had to get round on foot…. Read the rest of this entry »