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Photo 101: Solitude

Solitude, though not quite.  Out with the dog. The other aspect today was the rule of thirds, giving a focal point for the shot.  This shot has several convergence points, but I’ve tried to stick with the brief and open … Continue reading

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Photo 101: Bliss

The tools of meditation, leading to Nirvana.  Sometimes.  Sometimes meditation is a struggle, sometimes one sinks into the moment and experiences blissful Nirvana. The meditation cushion, a small figure of a Thai Buddha, the Bell and Dorje of the Tantra, … Continue reading

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Photo 101: Home

So todays title was “Home”.  Monday isn’t a good time for that as I had about an hour, mainly in the dark, preparing to go out to work. This little creature is one of several candidates that sums it up.  … Continue reading

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Appreciating that I’ve already been very quiet for a while I should probably state that whilst I’m in Afghanistan I’ve been blogging at in an effort to keep my military stuff apart from my more generalised ranting about how we … Continue reading

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Protests and a lack of moral courage from students, who knew…

Yesterdays vandalism and thuggery reported in the Telegraph this morning. Interesting that they chose not to contextualise the photo they used, which in other sources appears to show a group of schoolkids surrounding the van and shielding it, although given … Continue reading

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Delivering effects in Afghanistan

Watching the twitter traffic this morning about the Afghan conference being hosted by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office today in Lancaster House and I saw this tweet, reported by both DFID and FCO. @annamac33: Every 30 mins 14 children die … Continue reading

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