Technology by day
other things by night
Almost 30 years experience as a technologist across a range of industries
An amateur photographer, creator of Dark Edinburgh, the ongoing 10 year project to capture Edinburgh’s darker side.
I have over 4500 images available for free download from MorgueFile – a free stock photo site.
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14 years of blogging – no one quite sure why
I grew up in a small and unremarkable council flat in Edinburgh. I was lucky enough to go to University so, when I was 17, I headed to Glasgow and a new rainy life. As soon as I did, I didn't have a bedroom at home any more. Not going to go all Four Yorkshiremen, but...
Independence is a stupid idea. Firstly, we are all delightfully mongrel. Sure, I cried when we lost to Peru in 1978, I identify as Scottish but also realise that that has no absolute meaning. In fact, my DNA suggests I’m at least 1% Finnish and that I am conclusively...
If you are self-taught at photography like me you might eventually notice that, over time, you seem to be getting better. It's not immediately obvious but a look back of old stuff can illicit some eye-rolls and "what was I thinking?". While doing all this...