A Banksy style crow with a speech bubble saying "A high window with the words "Dangling feet from window frame, will I ever reach the floor". A Banksy style crows in graffiti sits on the window with the words "If I had a voice I would sing".

Design – Lyrics Project – If I had a heart

Carrying on the Viking link from my last post,, some of you may of watched the recent TV series on the History channel ‘The Vikings‘. If you have not I do thoroughly recommend it, but I digress. The theme music is from the solo artist ‘Karin Dreijer Andersson’ known as ‘Fever Ray‘. She has a …

A warrior bring death upon an another

Photography – Vikings

Not long ago in a time far, far away men and woman met upon the lands of Dorset, Britain. There they fought; not in anger but to retell tales of old, tales of bravery and invasions upon the land. The event was the Saxon and Viking Reenactment, a coming together of numerous groups around Britain …

Black and White Ruffed Lemur By David Atlee

Photography – Marwell Zoo

A little while ago I came across an simple but interesting article about doing photography when you have nothing to shoot and the top suggestion was go the the Zoo. So when an opportunity arose with a visit with friends to the very local Marwell Zoo, I took it with camera and lenses in hand. One …

James Herbert- The Rats

Design – Books Project – James Herbert’s Rats

I have been wanting to a do a ‘Minimalist Poster’ for a while now and I was saddened to hear the author James Herbert passed away recently. He was one of my favourite pulp horror authors when I was a teenager. I remember reading ‘The Rats‘ and being horrified by the descriptive scenes as the army of …

Davros

Photography – The Doctor Who Experience

Whilst in the land of Wales the other weekend I visited the ‘Doctor Who Experience’ at Cardiff Bay and it was quite brilliant. The main selling point of the attraction is an interactive walk through involving your favorite Doctor Who monsters and Matt Smith utlising stage effects, animatronics, real TV props, 3D cinema and TV displays. All …

Photography – Droidography – Things in Bottles

Every now and then I like to do something that does not involve a computer, getting back to making stuff out of physical matter. So recently I have fed my love of things in bottles as you find around the average mad scientist secret laboratory with the creating of monsters using Fimo. It is great stuff and I …

A black cat curled up and asleep

Words – Working at the End of the World

Well it’s the 20th of December 2012 and I am sure you have read absolutely everywhere it’s the end of the World tomorrow. I have had an interest in the Mayan calendar prediction of the end of the world since I read a book about the crystal skulls, a long time before before Indiana Jones …

A derelict old house with a tree growing on the roof

Words – Christmas Ghost’s Story

In a dark hallway of common wood a Grandfather clock stood, beside it a table with a simple decoration of now dead holly branches with once red berries tied in red ribbon. The clock whilst not wound, chimed a silent toll for eleven o’clock. The child’s room was dark and dusty, a sense of memories and …

A young paratrooper sat in a jeep with a small collapsable motorbike in front.

Photography – Arnhem – Ground Forces

The second series of photography from my Arnhem trip, this time the Ground Forces. Operation Market-Garden was a two prong attack on occupied Arnhem, the airborne troops holding key bridges to allow a the tank division to roll on in. A simple plan in principal, but due to numerous problems from a single track road …

Glider Regiment

Photography – Arnhem – The Drop

I recently went on a road trip with the family across the English Channel into France, Belguim and finally Holland. The purpose of the visit was too honor my Grandfathers memory who fought and survived the Battle of Arnhem, Operation garden-market in 1944. He was one of the Glider pilots who volunteered to crash land …