1. „A man walks into a shop and says, “That sign on your door is not true.”
    The shopowner looks at him and asks him what does he mean. The man points and says, “The one over there that says, ‘Your money back if not entirely satisfied’.” The shopowner looks him up and down and says very carefully, “But there was no need. We took your money and we were entirely satisfied.”“

    – A random book I was browsing on the weekend.

  2. A gold jar capturing today’s sunlight and set against the trees of Peel Park. Well, gold lead in a vial of 98% alcohol. After owning my phone for 2 years I finally got around to looking at the settings for the default camera app (the new phone should arrive next week). Ialso managed to capture the classic mistake in photographing glass - the reflection of my hand is neatly framed on the bottle!. 

    A gold jar capturing today’s sunlight and set against the trees of Peel Park. Well, gold lead in a vial of 98% alcohol. After owning my phone for 2 years I finally got around to looking at the settings for the default camera app (the new phone should arrive next week). Ialso managed to capture the classic mistake in photographing glass - the reflection of my hand is neatly framed on the bottle!. 

    Camera: Samsung GT-N7000
    Aperture: f/2.65
    Exposure: 1/1323th
    Focal Length: 3mm
  3. A Lego monkey, toucan and banana - a sort of blocky set with fully articulated fingers and toes.

    A Lego monkey, toucan and banana - a sort of blocky set with fully articulated fingers and toes.

    Camera: Samsung GT-N7000
    Aperture: f/2.65
    Exposure: 1/17th
    Focal Length: 3mm
  4. Stencils of Tommy Cooper and Marty Feldman on a bus stop. 

  5. The sculpture and bridge at the start of the Mersey. The sculpture sits directly above the meeting point of the faster flowing and larger Goyt and the smaller somewhat more lethargic Tame. There is some debate about whether this is the point the Mersey begins. Some earlier maps indicate that the meeting point of the Etherow and the Goyt represents the start of the river while others more or less ignore the Etherow and have the Mersey running from the Pennines.

    The bridge dates from 1800 and is the oldest standing bridge in Stockport.

    A much more thorough urban exploration below Stockport is well worth the read.

  6. "New Jersey" - I wonder if the humour of this emblem was intentional or just a witty coincidence? The distressed text really is a neat finishing touch.

    "New Jersey" - I wonder if the humour of this emblem was intentional or just a witty coincidence? The distressed text really is a neat finishing touch.

    Camera: Samsung GT-N7000
    Aperture: f/2.65
    Exposure: 1/413th
    Focal Length: 3mm
  7. „Long-Lasting Gel Polish for One Person at Harvey Nichols.
    Only Fingers and Toes“

    – My Amazon Local offers pops this one up quite regularly. Where else on their body have people asked to be gelled? Who are these people?

  8. Images of Elizabeth Jane Winstanley’s Tactile Illusions exhibition currently at the Manchester Craft and Design Centre

    All of the work moves and changes based on its positioning. All of the sculptures are primarily made from acrylic.

    The final image is one of the works under the influence of UV light.

  9. "Duck!" - had to be done. Spotted outside an anonymous door on Oldham St in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

    "Duck!" - had to be done. Spotted outside an anonymous door on Oldham St in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

    Camera: Samsung GT-N7000
    Aperture: f/2.65
    Exposure: 1/133th
    Focal Length: 3mm
  10. Blocks for a letterpress part of the Manchester Print Fair held today at Madlab. 
And just for a bit of self-publicity our paper about MadLab was published today.

    Blocks for a letterpress part of the Manchester Print Fair held today at Madlab

    And just for a bit of self-publicity our paper about MadLab was published today.

    Camera: Samsung GT-N7000
    Aperture: f/2.65
    Exposure: 1/17th
    Focal Length: 3mm

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