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April, 2014

The Other Campus

So today I took a trip to the other campus at my new place of work. It’s a pretty impressive at site, looking out across the Thames and City airport. Whilst there I got to meet more of the team I will be working with and learnt more about some of the services the library […]

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Settling in...

I’m three weeks into my new life as a commuting librarian. Well, in reality it is two weeks. After my first week I had some pre-booked leave that my new employer honoured when I took up the job. Actually this was, I think, really well timed. Inductions can be particularly mind-blowing, new environment, new people…so […]

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Ceramic doorway in Seville

This kind of ceramic tiling is very common across Seville. Many a building is adorned with ceramic tiles of various styles. This one I spotted quite by accident on walkabout during the Easter processions (Semana Santa). I’ve not been here before and have no idea what the bar is like, but I may well have […]

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Street camera

In Seville for the Semana Santa celebrations. The city is full of people coming to the centre to watch the famous religious processions. Dotted throughout the crowds are television crews capturing the processions for local and national television stations. On one street corner I spotted the above camera ready to record the passing processions. It […]

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Mannequins

  This shot was taken in a large department store just outside central Seville. I quite liked the regimented way in which these mannequins were lined up…it’s almost a metaphor for capitalism in general. The image was taken using my iPhone and a black and white filter in Snapseed was applied.

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The first week

So, the first week under my belt already. I’m amazed at how quick it’s gone. I have to say though, that I am loving it at the moment. All the worries I had about the commute, the change in job and in location have disappeared. So far it is shaping up to be the most […]

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Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens

  The above shot was taken in the Franciscan gardens in Canterbury during the recent “A Few Wise Words” festival. I’m not sure if some of the installations were part of the festival or whether it is normal for these kinds of things to be placed around the garden. To my shame, I’d not visited […]

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Getting started...

Ok, I’m not sure how well this blog will be used, but I thought as I was starting a new role, in a new place with a big change in my personal life, I ‘should’ really blog my experiences (as much for my own benefit as anything else). As you might notice from the title, […]

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Westgate Gardens

This is a similar shot to a photo I took last year in May with my iPhone. This shot isn’t much different, except it’s a better quality image given it was taken with my Nikon. I took a couple of shots of this, one in landscape and another in portrait. Out of the two portrait […]

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