The 13th Dr Who

Now before all you feminists jump up and down and start screaming at me… just remember I am all for girl-power.  I am all for equality for women.  I am all for women being treated with respect and dignity.  I deplore people who think women are second-grade citizens. But!!!

Lakeside – Keswick | RyanPhotography

Keswick lies in north-western England, in the heart of the northern Lake District and is the home of the Theatre by the Lake at Lakeside, near Keswick. Source: Lakeside – Keswick | RyanPhotography

Grenfell – An accident waiting to happen

So far the death toll in the Grenfell Tower Fire is 79… with hundreds of people displaced, grieving and not having a clue of what is going to happen to them in the future.  The fire at Grenfell Tower Block should NEVER have happened. And what do we know now… the cladding used to make…

Westminster – Stop the hatred

Yesterday I wrote a post on Facebook (but I’ve removed it this morning) saying it is time to reflect on the events in London 2 days ago. Today is a time for reflection on what happened yesterday in London. But serious questions now have to be answered. Should all our officers be armed? And should there…

WPC – Atop – Overlooking the countryside | RyanPhotography

On top of Bodiam Castle overlooking the Countryside. Another week and another WordPress photography challenge.  And the theme this week is Atop. Plus Lightroom tutorial on how to create a photo frame in Lightroom plus free Lightroom Print Template. Source: WPC – Atop – Overlooking the countryside | RyanPhotography

The Iron Gate at Eltham Court Palace

The processing of an image taken at Eltham Court, created using Topaz Impression Plugin and giving it a powder paint effect in both Lightroom and Photoshop. Source: The Iron Gate at Eltham Court Palace

Hai Karate… days gone by

On Facebook somebody posted a photograph of an Avon product that everyone got for Christmas… especially in the 60’s and 70’s and Pretty Peach was one of those items everyone got in their stocking. 😀 😀 And of course the men weren’t forgotten about… Hai Karate was their special Every year my dad received this…

Together we stand, divided we fall

  Today I was reading something from a friend’s blog and they wrote this: How truly tragic it would be to see this once great nation come to potentially absolute destruction because of the current hate mongering, hate filled rhetoric, and divisiveness. It just staggers my imagination and makes me sick to my stomach. Do you…

Big Men Don’t Cry… Toughen up lad

Today on Facebook I was in a heated debate about the abuse these footballers have suffered as children over the years… and how it is only now that the true extent of this abuse is being made public. You only have to listen to David Lean in this interview to see the depths that a…

WPC – Magic | | RyanPhotography

There is nothing more magical to see than a howling wolf under the moonlight.. Lately I have been doing a lot of composite images… and I decided to create two images… from the wolf and moonlight, with various processing techniques.  And I thought they would be ideal for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: Magic. For…

Trump, Brexit – Why?

Why did people vote to leave the EU?  Why did people vote for Donald Trump to be in power?  I think in both cases Paul Ryan hit the nail on the head when he said this yesterday. It’s an enormous feat in that he heard those voices that were out there that other people weren’t…