To a newcomer, Amsterdam is nothing but a fast moving river of cyclists!Read More
A summer party at a primary school.Live performances under an early evening sun.
A primary encyclopaedia of entertainment. The children use the stage as their playground. We parents are treated to a Summer Circus.
Seeing Good Queen Victoria in this position brings to mind a situation in which her personal styling committee went for a banana theme. It could have been for Empire Day celebrations or the opening of a new session of Parliament. “Trust us Queenie,” Said her styling team, “The people will simply love it.” And in style she trusted.
Days later… “All rise for Her Majesty. Today she’ll be wearing a banana cape, banana sunglasses and a banana hat with matching banana shoes and handbag.”
…And so began the First Great Exodus. By ship, by canoe and rowing boat, stylists fled from Britain’s shores and headed for the continent.
Flags were invented by Filibert Flappie. As with all great inventions, it happened by accident. Filibert was conducting research in to quick drying clothes lines. He was knighted for his service to nationalism.Read More
This is a sad case of the little boat that would not leave its Mother’s side. “Go on-“ said Momma Boat, “-get outta here. Find yourself a captain. Get yourself a cargo. You’re a big boat now.”Read More
Article 6, section 1, paragraph 62 clearly states There will be no zooming around town as if it is Spa- Francorchamps.Read More
There was a game we played as children called King of the Castle. The aim was to climb to the highest point possible and then start singing "I’m the king of the castle and you’re the dirty rascal!"Read More
Has the world has fallen on its side and turned this boat into a pot of soup? All of us as frightened peas bubbling to the front in order to escape the heat at the back. Where is this place we are running to that turns getting off the ferry into an Olympic sprint?Read More
Yes, just another photo of a man taking a photo of a photographer taking a photo of a wedding. Maybe there was someone behind me doing the same and someone behind them and so on and so on.Read More
The alien vision theory goes like this. The viewer throws out everything he or she knows about anything and then looks at a situation with naked and uncluttered eyes. So much for the theory. In reality 100% alien-eyeness is impossible in a normally functioning human being. It is, however, possible to get close.Read More
This attempt to insert a sheet of glass into an open window became an absolute crowd puller and it wouldn’t surprise me to find some guy charging a couple of euros for prime viewing positions.Read More
When it comes to mobile fish stores, this man owns the beach. For a moment I wondered if his monopoly had come about by mafia style tactics: whacking all the other mobile fish guys.Read More
You know how sometimes our eyes make deals our bodies cannot keep? So it was with the young girl at the left of the picture. She demanded a trip on the merry-go-round in spite of warnings from her mother clearly based on earlier experience.Read More
The grandfather offered to buy her a duck and this girl refused. He offered to help and she said no. After a while he told her to hurry up and she didn’t seem to hear him. Instead she spent at least ten concentrated minutes watching the ducks go round, never giving up or showing disappointment at failed attempts.Read More
Late summer in Den Bosch. Cafés, beer, out-of-towners, and a woman with two dogs attached to re- tractable leashes. While the dog owner (in the mini skirt) had been in conversation with the man in the khaki t-shirt, the more adventurous of her dogs decided to go digging for scraps under the seats of the beer drinkers.Read More
There is something delightfully wicked about this scene. Everything in it says “Come on in and take a swim!” Unfortunately, the red board explicitly tells us that there will be no swimming, diving or fishing.Read More
The boy in this photograph is not lying on a horizontal surface. He’s about to start sliding down the near vertical wall he has clambered up. Unfortunately, he is wearing shorts which means the trip back to the ground will be painful and end in tears and bloody knees.Read More
There is an interesting series of relationships between anyone carrying a large camera and the public.Read More
Beautiful flowers bloom in the most unforgiving landscapes. So it was with this Sunday couple. The township in which they lived had been reduced to an expanse of devastation and rubble.Read More
In an alternate reality, this photo would be a still from the second to last scene of a romantic thriller set in Rome. As it you see two people trying to say ’good-bye’ having spent the afternoon at Piazza di Santa Maria in TrastevereRead More