It's the beginning of my fourth full day here in Amman, Jordan and I feel I have hardly stopped. Friday is a holiday like the west's Sunday here so while we catch up on a little sleep I have sacrificed an extra hour to try to get a few words down on the blog. On my arrival into the country I was to meet my friend Phil Sands. He is a friend from about five years back, where we both worked on a … [Read more...] about Iraqi Refugees in Jordan (update)
My flight is booked and in a few days I fly to Jordan. Although I am still to get my hands on a D3 I am satisfied that I have the use of the new D300 for at least a month. Thank you to those that humoured me in my testing of the website chipin.com. £40 was donated, before i pulled the widget. I really appreciate the gestures and that money is safely put away and will be put toward other savings … [Read more...] about Project Update.
I feel the need.. the need for feeds.
I still make an effort to read the paper but I couldn't help but notice this morning that whilst flicking through the Guardian magazines from yesterday, I seemed to need my macbook to supplement the supplements. I love the touchy-feely experience of leaning over the paper with a coffee, skimming the bits that don't raise a brow and absorbing the others that do. Still, It was obvious I needed that … [Read more...] about I feel the need.. the need for feeds.
Episode 39 – Freeganism
Meet Alf, he used to manipulate people using fear and greed to make them buy products they didn't need. Now with his friend Bob and many others, he follows one of the paths of Freeganism, shopping from the backs of stores, without money, dumpster diving to utilize some of the many ton's of waste food and other products consumers and suppliers throw away each year. As we remember the words of … [Read more...] about Episode 39 – Freeganism
Front Page – The Story Behind This Photo
I was still the new boy at my local regional paper in Northamptonshire. I had been head hunted after three months at a weekly paper after one of the photographers saw me jumping across the roofs of canal boats trying to get a clear shot of actor David Suchet. As I was the only person at the paper aware I had absolutely no qualifications in photography at all, I was still trying to prove my … [Read more...] about Front Page – The Story Behind This Photo