Light Canon

Nope, that’s is not a miss-spelling, ‘Canon’ refers to my Canon 400d, which now sports a heavyweight, in all senses, Metz 58 AF-1 flash unit, more about the ‘light’ adjective later on. I drooled over this lovely piece of kit some months past, and now I’ve managed to get my hot little hands on one. […]

Cv’s, Resumes: mug shot or not, that is the question

Many of my students at the business school where ply my language teaching trade are going through the traumatic ‘looking for an internship’ phase at the moment and one of my charges raised quite an interesting question. He asked ‘Should I include a photo with my CV?’. I’m afraid I was unable to answer this […]

Shutter Art

If you have ever been over here, you may have noticed how many shops have metal shutters which are lowered when the shop is closed. These here shutters, often grey, tend to give the town something of an abandoned look. I am not the only one to have noticed this. Some enterprising, possibly ex-graffiti, artists […]