Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

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 · 1 Comment

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 · Leave a 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 · 8 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 · Leave a 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 · 2 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

God loves gays

The comedian behind Facebook’s popular “God” page is now using his almighty power for LGBT advocacy, crowdsourcing funds to launch a campaign that will spread a pro-LGBT message and taunt the … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Top jokes from 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Some of the finalists for funniest joke of the Fringe Festival 2014   “I’ve decided to sell my Hoover… well, it was just collecting dust” – Tim Vine. “I’ve written … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #75 James Brown – Star Time

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 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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