Lifestyle, Tattoos

Podcast: On Tattoos 5/6 – Aftercare.

The fifth part of On Tattoos has just gone live on Anchor, iTunes, and Google Play. In this episode, I go over all the ins and outs of tattoo healing: Do's and Don'ts, what changes to expect as your skin heals, how to wash and dry your tattoo, what "dry" and "wet" healing are (though not which… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 5/6 – Aftercare.

Lifestyle, Tattoos

Podcast: On Tattoos 4/6 – How to survive getting tattooed!

This latest episode of On Tattoos comes a little later than intended, due to a combination of events (poor health, travel, family commitments), but is here at last! This week I speak about the process of actually getting tattooed: How to prepare for tattoo sessions and what to bring with you, how it feels and how… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 4/6 – How to survive getting tattooed!

Lifestyle, Movies

Five films that (almost) everyone can enjoy this Halloween

I would guess that I have my mother's enthusiasm for all things spooky to thank for my love of my dad's birthday (happy birthday my favourite old[er] dude!), or, more accurately, the celebration he shares his birthday with: Halloween. Whilst the meaning of this day has changed with cultural beliefs and religious practices, I am… Continue reading Five films that (almost) everyone can enjoy this Halloween

Lifestyle, Photography

What’s in my camera bag? Part 5: iPhone 6s

Ok, I'll admit it. This one's more often in my pocket than my camera bag itself, but like most people nowadays my smartphone follows me wherever I go, and, like most people's, sees frequent use as a camera and camcorder. Despite the shortcomings of its operating system (and boy, what a shortcoming getting photos from… Continue reading What’s in my camera bag? Part 5: iPhone 6s

Lifestyle, Tattoos

Podcast: On Tattoos 3/6 – Choosing a Design.

The third instalment in my six-part podcast series, On Tattoos, has just gone live on Anchor, iTunes, and Google Play. This week I discuss the process of picking a design. Let me know what design you'd like to get (next, if you're already tattooed) and any meaning or reason for it in the comments section below!… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 3/6 – Choosing a Design.

Lifestyle, Photography

What’s in my camera bag? Part 4: Diana F+

And so, we come to my favourite camera, the jewel in my photography crown (my cheap blue rucksack). It's one of a limited run of 1000 "Explorer Nocturne" Diana F+ cameras made by Lomographische AG, based on the Great Wall Plastic Factory's original Diana box camera, a cheap camera (mostly sold as a novelty item or even… Continue reading What’s in my camera bag? Part 4: Diana F+

Lifestyle, Tattoos

Podcast: On Tattoos 2/6 – Pros and Cons(iderations).

The second podcast in my six-part series, On Tattoos, has just gone live on Anchor, iTunes, and Google Play. This week I discuss some of the key considerations I would suggest one gives a little thought before committing to getting tattooed. If you are currently debating getting tattooed yourself, let me know your own considerations and/or… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 2/6 – Pros and Cons(iderations).