I like to think of Shoreditch as a kind of enema for the eyes. All geniuses get a blockage from time to time and I am no exception. If my creative juices are ever in need of some lubrication then a trip to the area can work wonders. Last Friday I did just that. There's a photo opportunity on every corner along with a decent coffee (also good for a blockage) which you'll find at Allpress and most important of all for anyone in an artistic quandary - a...
You know I'm partial to the odd (or even) number and I'm anyone's for a letter (or a tin of salmon), but true addicts will try anything once and I have been known to get high with pattern from time to time. OK, I confess it's every day now. It's everywhere, it's so easy to get it on the streets, I don't go looking for it, honest. Best of all it's completely free. Try some, I think you'll love it. All Images BigJon
I don't know what it is about doors or entrances in general but I am strangely drawn to them. Even the most unassuming have a certain magic. I get such pleasure from photographing them wherever I am. This selection (and I could have posted so many more) were all discovered whilst in London, Stockholm and France. Can you tell which were taken where? And in case you were wondering the door to my soul is very simple and made of oak.
I can't think of a better time of year to share my love of palm trees with the world. They make the greyest day a little brighter and the hottest day a little cooler. Palm trees rock, literally. What do you think? More palms here.