Miyazaki - big small city

How does a town (ok they call it a city) of 300,000 get to have such a big museum and art centre? Apparently the previous governor (or whatever the title is) had a thing for the arts, so they have this amazing facility with, in amongst their…


Miyazaki finally!!

4 seats to myself on the flight (the little triumphs of life) isn't quite enough to make this post midnight thing into a great flight - but it beats sitting up squashed in old style economy. Fukuoka airport is pretty efficient, and though…


suvarnabhumi airport: on to Fukuoka

So many people think that to travel constantly for work is glamorous. Yep, all those security checkpoints, the moving goalposts of international safety, the crazy taxi drivers, and in Bangkok all the exercise getting to the waiting lounge. Not to…


Japan

On the 26th of May I am scheduled to land in Fukuoka, then on to Miyazaki, a small town which has an annual documentary photo festival. I have been invited exhibit there and give some talks. They have chosen s series about Balinese ceremonies etc,…


Paint those photos!

  One day a friend of mine, David Trevelyan, showed me some simple oil painting techniques which I applied to some photographs I had printed on canvas. It was a big buzz for me, years ago I had tried my hand at painting but turned to…


Bangkok - a New Base!

Since 2007 I have set up a second base in Bangkok - not only is it a great city but an easy hop to most places South and East Asia. Some new projects coming up on the horizon - will let you all know when they start rolling! I do still spend the…