A Backward Glance

There’s a glorious satisfaction to be had after a long ride in being able to look back and see the distant places to which you’ve just ridden your bicycle. This image taken on an old concrete jetty at Bexhill on Sea on the homeward leg of a predawn ride...
Art & Cycling

Art & Cycling

Art and cycling go hand in hand, I’ve always thought – and I’m in good company in thinking that. Impressionists such as Marc Chagall and Picasso have incorporated bicycles in their art while illustrators for The New Yorker have included bicycles in...
Art Poster – Cambridge Road

Art Poster – Cambridge Road

I have had my eye on these old row houses on Cambridge Road for some time, and have been waiting for a quiet morning with a good slant of sunshine. I liked the bold primary colours and the simple blocky lines of the houses, and the way they could be used to create a...
Nighthawk – A Tribute to Edward Hopper

Nighthawk – A Tribute to Edward Hopper

I’ve always loved Edward Hopper’s paintings, the way he evokes urban loneliness and melancholy, graphic simplicity and his use of impersonal public spaces to enhance the sense of solitude. So when I came upon this desolate street corner at quarter to five...
Sunrise With Seagulls

Sunrise With Seagulls

I’ve always liked riding along this checkerboard stretch of the seafront promenade at Hastings. Something about it, to my mind, evokes a spirit of carefree summer holiday. I’ve often tried capturing that sense in an image, but could never quite get it...