Thursday, May 29, 2008


But when the self speaks to the self, who is speaking?
- the entombed soul, the spirit driven in, in,
in to the central catacomb;
the self that took the veil and left the world - a coward perhaps,
yet somehow beautiful,
as it flits with its lantern restlessly up and down the dark corridors.
Virginia Woolf

well I thought the last few years had taught me patience and they have - but there is always room for more - yes great goddess I've got the message...

So we put an offer in on a lovely flat in Dunoon in February.... yes that does seem like such a long time ago.

Then I gave in my (3 months) notice (which is nearly at an end)...

Our flat goes up for sale and after endless cleaning and perfecting we get a reasonable offer (considering the current climate).

so we accept the offer and all seems to be proceeding.

Then the day after the bank holiday (memorial day to you US folks) we find out that our buyer has withdrawn her offer.

hey bloody ho..

actually Ifeel really sad for her cause it's not her fault at all ( and we would have waited) so sorry that she must be feeling so bad.

we're just moving on and waiting for the next offer. hoping that the dunoon people can be patient for a bit longer.

but in the end it's all so unimportant. They found a dead body in our park this morning- happens everywhere all the time and we moan on and on about meaningless stuff.

I'm thinking of taking the veil...

Saturday, May 10, 2008


Over a year ago I made a series of images for a flickr group called das kabinet which was one of my favourite groups. Some of these images are now actually in an exhibition of contemporary landscape photography entitled Open Range. The exhibition is in Battle in East Sussex at the Independent Photographers Gallery. I couldn't get to the preview night due to difficulties getting there from Glasgow.

Shame to miss the preview night of your first ever exhibition so I haven't even seen what the photos look like on the walls. However I have sold two of them so I am very happy about that.

This is a great start to my new life which begins very soon! I can't wait to spend more time with my son and my photography. May even get back onto flickr to play a bit and blog alot more regularly.

The flat is sold and the Dunoon property still going ahead so by the end of July we should be moving 'doon the water'. Hallelujah for that!