Stephen Chapman

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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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Some old images from the files… Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.  

August 15, 2014 · 23 Comments

The US government won’t be happy

Is it wrong to find Edward Snowden cute… in a geeky sort of way?

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oh we do like to be…

…beside the seaside. On Saturday we ventured to Planet Thanet for a look around Margate. I haven’t been to the town for many years and it’s changed a lot, mainly … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Running a bit late this week – but here goes… Inspired by the Daily Post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here. … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Edge of the Frame

Inspired by the Daily Post. We often capture strangers in photos we take in public. Open your photo library, and stop at the first picture that features a person you … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rhythms of the world – day 2

We have had a great time at the second day of the Rhythms of the World Festival. We saw Bhangra meets soul, acoustic, Brazilian, reggae and much more. Plus the … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

So proud of our free press

A good example of the lack of standards at the British press, but especially the racist, homophobic, sexist, xenophobic, lying Daily Mail…

August 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rhythms of the world – day 1

Our local music festival, Rhythms of the world has returned after a year off.  Pete and I spent a few hours listening to a vast mix of music – but not too … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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