Top Albums of 2021

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It is that time of year, and my ‘top 20’ is listed at the bottom of this post. This is based on the number of times I have had them on repeat in various formats, and a non-trivial amount of thinking about the music. Some of the choices will surprise you I expect, and I am sure that I will …

Travel Stories

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I was ‘challenged’ by Jono Slack to post a travel photo every day for 10 days on Facebook, with no explanation. It turned out to be an interesting exercise, so i thought I’d share the series here – with the actual story. It is interesting how images without context or captions are ‘seen’. Day 1 Bali, 2016. Leica M. We …