delicious thoughts for July 1st from 09:44 to 23:12:
delicious thoughts for June 24th from 00:09 to 00:09:
- BBC – Viewfinder: No more bright sunny days – The end of Kodachrome – a sad day. In this blog entry Phil Coombes captures something of the magic of using 35mm film – now all but lost in the millions of pixels captured with every shot.
delicious thoughts for May 27th from 08:04 to 10:58:
- The unseen photographs that throw new light on the First World War – Photographs of unknown soldiers from the first world war found in a barn in France. The Independent newspaper is now hoping to trace the families of these men who fought in the Somme. Their search is based on the hope that the original prints may have been sent home to families in Britain who will be able to identify their grandfathers and great uncles.
- My New iPhone, 52 Simple Projects to Get You Started (2.2 Edition) | Scribd – Free book – well, most of it is free.
Wes and I took part in this photography treasure hunt in London last weekend. We had fun, took lots of pictures and won a prize. See if you can spot our pictures among the many.
The steam era on British Rail officially ended almost forty years ago in August 1968 when a Britannia Class engine named “Oliver Cromwell” hauled a train from Liverpool Lime Street to Carlisle. The story is told here:
A new exhibition about the end of steam hauled trains opens at the National Railway Museum in York on May 24 called 1968 and all that. It’s only there for the half term holiday until 1st June. Entrance to the museum if free but it’ll cost you £11 for the exhibition.