It is also very hard to not to be drawn to the wonderful smells from the spice shops Dubai…


Hard not to be impressed…

It is hard not to be impressed by the World’s tallest building here in Dubai. Just one of many fabulous buildings. It’s like they have gathered together the World’s most impressive architects and let them loose in one place at more or less one time.

Burj Khalifa in Dubai

Dubai – City of Tall Buildings…

Dubai – tall buildings

Boats and Buildings – Dubai

Boats and Buildings – Dubai

The Long Drop…

This time with the 5D Mk 3

The Long Drop

Glittery Palm…

Glittery Palm

Dubai Marina Area

Dubai….impressive architecture and they are still building out here….

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An unexpected view of things…

This is not exactly what I was expecting when I opened my Dubai hotel bedroom curtains this morning.  Nothing if not different!

Crane – Dubai

Dubai – first look

Arrived in Dubai 3am.  First images (taken using iPhone + a bit of Instagram magic):

Dubai hotel stairwell

Classy Cafe Schipol Airport


African Girl

African Girl

A Mexican Wave in Uganda

Here’s some school girls in Kampala, Uganda carrying out a Mexican Wave when a nosey photographer poked his nose into the classroom.  Wonderful children.

A Mexican Wave in Uganda

The Charcoal Lady

A lady who sells charcoal in Monrovia, Liberia

The Charcoal Lady

Cheeky Girls!

Some more girls form Uganda. Cheeky Girls!

Cheeky Girls

Young Love…

Legs 11!

Legs 11

Tobacco, snuff and cigarettes….

Tobacco, Snuff and Cigarettes

Death’s Door???

Death’s Door?

Just hanging out….

Just Hanging Out

Another mess of boats…

Another Mess of Boats

Coming through the tunnel…

Coming through the tunnel

Old in New…

Old in New

Rainy Day Blues…

Rainy Day

The Tour Guide

The Tour Guide

A Boat Load!

Bikes, Boats and Bridges – Amsterdam

Bikes Boats Bridges – Amsterdam

Getting ready to launch…

Spring is almost upon us and they’re getting ready at our marina to start putting boats back in the water ready for the season…

Yacht Hoist

All the fun of the fair…

All the fun of the fair…

A bike lady in Amsterdam…

Bike Lady in Amsterdam

On the flight path to Schipol Airport

You would never guess we were on the flightpath for Schipol Airport:


A mess of sailing boats….

A Mess of Sailing Boats

Bike no more…

Bike No More

The WC at Amsterdam Central Station

Amsterdam Central Station

The Windmill Fixer

The Windmill Fixer

Blondie in Amsterdam

Blondie in Amsterdam – all alone…

Blondie in Amsterdam

Beautiful Amsterdam

Amsterdam – you just can’t beat it

Beautiful Amsterdam 1
Beautiful Amsterdam 2

A lazy day boat for sure…..

A great way to travel Amsterdam’s canals:

Amsterdam Boat

Sunset over the Dutch Railways

Another brick in the wall..

A little lady…

An old roller but no rocker!

That sinking feeling…

Amsterdam Tram

Look behind you!

Amsterdam Tram



You must have the right gear…


A tired old boat…

A tired old boat…

Monnickendam Today…

Walking around Monnickendam today with the big lens

One canoe or two?

One canoe or two?

Monnickendam Harbour this morning..

All peaceful in Monnickendam harbour this morning.  The perfect day for whipping out the long lens!

Monnickendam Harbour

Spotted this morning in Monnickendam town centre…


Angry alligator attacks man…

You just can’t be too careful these days:

Angry Alligator

Bars and Cafes in Amsterdam

You just can’t beat the bars and cafes in Amsterdam…

Cafe/Bar Amsterdam

Bright Lights

Bright Lights

Bath – a very English town

An archway in Ghent…

A little bit of architecture from Ghent….

Archway in Ghent

Flakey Paint

For interesting background textures, you just can’t beat flakey paintwork….

flakey paint

The Best of Belgium…

Some of our images from Belgium…

A sock in the jaw in London!

Be careful you don’t get socked in the jaw in London!

A sock in the jaw!

Hidden Amsterdam (Volume 2)

Here’s Hidden Amsterdam Volume 1 for anyone who missed it.

Amsterdam – a fabulous city for photographers.

Amsterdam Ferry

One of the River Ij ferries arriving at Central Station, Amsterdam

Amsterdam Ferry

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2015

The weekend when Amsterdam really rocks!  Looking forward to Gay Pride 2016.

Nikita visits Amsterdam

Nikita visits Amsterdam:

You just can’t beat the markets in Holland…

The food you can buy at the markets in Holland is just wonderful!

Market, Monnickendam. the Netherlands

A little bit of Africa…

The image speaks for itself…

Hand in Hand

The Streets of Monrovia

The streets of Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa:

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