One thing I always do when I start a new writing project - if possible - is go out and take some reference photos. I usually don't actually use them that specifically - I rarely describe something featured in the ...Read More


This weekend saw the final unveiling of the the See No Evil project in Bristol; Europe’s largest street art exhibition. It is, to say the very least, an extraordinary, breathtaking achievement. Graffiti artists not just from Bristol but around the ...Read More


So I'm back from Thailand - two weeks of Buddhist temples, amazing food, beach paradises, raving and cyberpunk culture-clash urban environments (more on that to follow). If you've got time to kill then hit-up my Flickr photoset for the now ...Read More


Well, I'm back. I survived Havana - a bat-shit crazy but fantastic and beautiful city, both run-down and elgant at the same time, and where everyone that walks the street is a hustler. Sure, communism and food rationing has made ...Read More


Got some time to kill? Then check out this photo set on Flickr - all my photos from my recent trip to Tokyo, in lovely high-res. Or hit the link below to watch them in a slideshow. All 1353 of ...Read More


Despite having been boringly safely back in the UK for over a month now, I’m still only just managing to mentally process everything we saw and experienced in Tokyo. A major highlight for us, in fact one of the main ...Read More


You couldn't make this shit up. Check this guy's outfit - I'd have killed for that get-up back in my early 90s techno days. I took this photo outside our apartment in Shinjuku; apparently this guy was paid to stand there all ...Read More


Shibuya was the only place in Tokyo that I felt slightly disappointed with. Initially anyway. After paying our respects to wonder-dog Hachiko at the stations exit (if you don't know the heart-wrenching story, it really is essential reading), we headed into ...Read More


While chilling in the gardens around Dembo-in in Asakusa, admiring the beautiful Koi under the bridges, I got chatting to an elderly local called Hideo. I think he just wanted to flex his pretty impressive English skills, but his eyes ...Read More


You could be forgiven, on first arriving at Asakusa on the Ginza subway line, that you've descended into Japanese tourist-trap hell. And to some extent you'd be right; it certainly seems to be the most touristy place I visited in ...Read More