Stephen Chapman

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Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #72 Curtis Mayfield – Superfly

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Warped reality

Playing with the panorama setting on the iPhone, on the way home from London…  

September 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Night time

Some random night shots that I’ve taken around the globe… Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here. … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 11 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

I was out for a run in Edinburgh a while ago and got lost. My short run turned into a very long one and I ended up looking at this … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 8 Comments

Creative Owner Makes Drawings Around His Dog

Owner of a Brazilian restaurant and editor-in-chief of a gastronomy marketing site, Rafael Mantesso puts his pet bull terrier, named Jimmy Choo, into all kinds of funny situations with his endless imagination. Jimmy Choo was … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Walk finds

Out on a Sunday afternoon walk yesterday, I found some iphone photo opportunities… No, it’s not a selfie: Spooky tunnel: Feeling tired?: Cool clouds: An old B52’s record – Rock … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity

Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.  

September 12, 2014 · 9 Comments

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #73 Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Finland Finland Finland

Back in April I mentioned that the Finish postal service was issuing stamps featuring Tom of Finland.  Well, I bought 3 sets and they arrived yesterday.  I’m not sure what … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kate

Last Wednesday Pete and I went to one of the Kate Bush shows in London. It had been a long time coming, 35 years to be precise. Pete was almost … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Random images

Some random Instagram iphone pictures I’ve taken over the past week… Find me on Instagram:  StephenC

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

He’s off

Torres is off to Italy to ply his trade. I’ll miss seeing his constantly disappointed face in the newspapers…  

August 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Photos, just like people, can communicate with each other… In progress >>> Complete Round and round   The sun helps make  the flower   Spirals   Inspired by the Daily Post Follow … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 9 Comments

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #74 Neil Young – After The Gold Rush

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tweeting Kate

Next week, Pete and I will be in London seeing Kate Bush play live for the first time in 78 years (roughly).  Here are a few tweets from around the … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Major to Minor: “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”

I think this is brilliant!  Every part of it…

August 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekend walk

A few pictures from a train journey and long walk…

August 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

1 year of Parkruns

One year ago today, I took part in my first Parkrun.  Yesterday I drove to St Albans and took part in my 41st event, despite carrying a painful leg injury … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

Struggled with this one! Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.  

August 22, 2014 · 12 Comments

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