Who makes all the custard pies then? Ever wondered who drives the trams in Lisbon? Who paints old staircases in Barcelona? Who sits in hipster coffee shops in Palma typing the next great novel? Look no further. You’ll find out the answers to these questions and more here: (please click on any image to view full-size or to start a slideshow) You can see more … Continue reading People at Work
Cameras and Photographers are two words which go together very well….. like chocolate doughnut and cappuccino….. like Rolliecord and Ilford…… like enthusiasts and second-hand gear….. like a selfie in front of a joke mirror… like a video camera at a street party… …all of which you can see here in this mini-gallery of pictures inspired by Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week : Any Kind of … Continue reading Cameras and Photographers.
All that Jazz at a Jazz&Blues Festival. “Come on babe why don’t we paint the town And all that jazz I’m gonna rouge my knees And roll my stockings down And all that jazz Start the car I know a whoopee spot Where the gin is cold But the piano’s hot! It’s justy a noisy hall Where there’s a nightly brawl And all that jazz” – … Continue reading All that Jazz
Lisbon, capital city of Portugal, is built on seven hills. (I was surprised to learn that Rome isn’t the only European capital city with this claim to fame.) Seven hills in a fairly compact city means steep streets. Lots of steep streets! There seemed to be three levels of “steepness”: Those with a manageable gradient had pavements; the next level up had steps, whilst the … Continue reading LISBON: A City of Seven Hills.
StreetLife in Lisbon. One of the many charming things about the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, is that they still have old wooden trams trundling along on some of the routes. What better way to observe and photograph street life than by sitting by an open window, camera in hand, on one of these old trams. You can see more … Continue reading Lisbon : StreetLife as Seen from a Tram Window
You don’t need to buy tickets to hear wonderful operatic arias in Barcelona….. …..or classical guitar music….or a Gospel choir….. …..you just need to go for a wander in the evening around the Gothic Quarter: (click on any image for full size or slideshow) All these images were taken on iPhone 6s Plus and edited on iPhone or iPad using Snapseed app. To see more … Continue reading Barcelona: Street Entertainers
Some iPhone shots of everyday life in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. Click on any image to see full-size in a slideshow: Continue reading Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter