The New Year Ahead
4 January 2018 | VA Notes Lifestyle

The New Year Ahead

Happy New Year.

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. – T.S. Eliot

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In Front Of The Camera: Behind The Camera
19 August 2017 | VA Notes Lifestyle

In Front Of The Camera: Behind The Camera


I prefer to be behind the camera, always and forever.

Full stop. Say no more. Please let me take the photographs rather than feature in them.


Except when we are on holidays it is fun to have snaps of all the friends and the happy times. The last few days I have been celebrating a friend’s birthday in Italy and we have taken millions of photographs.

How can it be some shots are amazingly fabulous and others are downright awful? I mean, it is nothing to do with reality, I am far too old to expect miracles and yet a little photogenic kindness would not go astray.

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