Tag Archives: Boarding School

A Tale of Two Pies…

It was the very best of pies: it was the very worst of pies.Veal and ham pie, best described as a long raised meat pie with a row of hard boiled eggs running through the middle, is part and parcel¬†of … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Art photography, Cuisine bourgeoise, Digital photography, Duck, Eggs, Excellence, Foie Gras, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Hard boiled eggs, Humour, Meat, Photography, photography course, Pie, Quail eggs, Truffles, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 48 Comments

Clinging on in heavy syrup….a wet dream

On most nights I have a dream and, although¬†in my waking moments I have begun to forget everyone and everything’s name, I very often retain a clear image of some tiny fragment of each night’s unconstrained meanderings. This morning’s memory … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Bad Habits, Childhood, Childhood memories, Digital photography, Dreams, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Fruit, Humour, peaches, Photography, photography course, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Something for the weekend, Sir?

A childhood of single sex boarding schools, followed by a career in any sex you like photography, has cleanly excised any sexual prejudice that in a less testing environment might have flourished. Doing unto others as you would have them … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Bad Habits, Cheese, Childhood, Childhood memories, Digital photography, Drinks, Fino, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Horse meat, Humour, hypocrisy, lifestyle, Meat, Memory, Mimolette, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Sex, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments