Monday, January 26, 2009



Taj Mahal hotel has been boarded up

Street signs opposite the Taj Mahal Hotel


Hussain Sagar is a lake in Hyderabad. Big statue of Bhudda on a little island

Ghandi outside the Municipal offices
Hyderabad High Court
Slums. The sheeting covered in leaves in the foreground is the roof of a big lean-to.

Monday, January 19, 2009


From 'Crikey' again

Chowmahalla Palace

A ruling Shah built this palace as a close replica of one in Tehran:



Osmania Hospital. This was built by the ruler of Hyderabad in the 1700s, and is leased to the government at the sum of one rupee per year.

from the fisrt floor of Charminar mosque.

truckin' indian funky-style

Sunday, January 18, 2009


Charminar Mosque

7 Rupee tea
Get your bearings!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


I won! I won!
Barack 'Tiddles' Obama enjoying a few beers before fighting fires and taking office.


Tatra Inn, burned down.

Chalet, not burned.

yellow creek

Mark and Ainslee's wedding

Sunday, January 4, 2009


Motto in Oxford
'Fortis est Veritas': Truth is strong. 'Oxforda est feckin freezing'

Ugly yelling heads!

Heave away

Carved above the entrance to the close is 'Heave awa' chaps, i'm no' dead yet', the words of a child labourer who was dug out after part of the close collapsed on him.

Edinburgh: Holyrood