Category Archives: Other bits

Fly Agaric (or classic fairytale red and white toadstool)

How exciting when you come across one of these archetypal toadstool/mushrooms that you see in fairytale books. Its proper name is Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria). This one was in the woods where I live and I came across it while walking my dog Barney. When I got back, out came the mushroom and funghi book…

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Halloween 2011

Just done the rounds with my kids and others from the road, happily filling their little sweetie buckets. E-numbers before bedtime…great stuff. Mrs P has been hard at work with the pumpkin carving too.

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Jane Bown exhibition at the TopFotoGallery, Edenbridge

Yesterday, I visited the TopFotoGallery in Edenbridge to view the Jane Bown “Exposures” exhibition. In her eighties now, Bown is mostly known for her portrait work at The Observer, which started way back in 1949. This long relationship with the paper has led her to photograph the great and good from the past sixty years….

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Reading Week at Southborough Primary School

There was lots going on last week at Southborough Primary School. It was their Reading Week and I went in for a couple of sessions to photograph, amongst other things, dads and grandads reading in the classrooms, trips up to Southborough library and a visit by the Mayor of Southborough, Jacqui Jedrzejewski, who came and…

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(Now uploaded) School Life – The Final Days in Year 6

All of the pictures from this project are now on the website and you can view them here. You’ll need the password supplied last week at school. Thank you for all your comments and hopefully I’ll be able to do something similar in the future.

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