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Deep Dream Photos

This year is proving to be a difficult one and I’ve had little or no time to write or make anything. I did, however, manage to spend an hour yesterday altering some images with ‘Deep Dream’. This is an experimental … Continue reading

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Prague, 2003-2004

“Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.” – Franz Kafka

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Obituary for 2014

2248 people who died in 2014, taken from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deaths_in_2014.

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Strongly Fight Western Imperialist Subtitles

I like to watch films with my wife, and this means spending a good chunk of my free time faffing about with subtitle files. If we buy a DVD it’s a bit better, but we still encounter subtitles that have … Continue reading

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Birth, part 3

Our baby had been in the world outside the womb for 24 hours when a woman arrived. Her job is to look after women and their babies during the month-long confinement (“yuezi”) almost every Chinese woman goes through after they … Continue reading

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Birth, part 2

The “delivery” or “operation” had been scheduled for 7am, then was postponed to 1pm, then at 11.30am V was suddenly told it was time, and was wheeled away. I didn’t even really have time to see her as she disappeared, … Continue reading

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Birth, part 1

The birth of our first baby three-and-a-half years ago seemed, at the time, to be packed with drama and incident. Now that he has a younger brother I think we can all look back at that time as basically a … Continue reading

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