EP REVIEW: Dawn Chorus Ignites (Prima Rosa) – Take Me With You

A thoughtful rendition played on the guitar emerges from a unique creation of what sounds like a cross between an old clock and a UFO landing – This is the unique soundscape that is Dawn Chorus Ignites. Dawn Chorus Ignites was created by Ben Philcox and Mat Cook. This band creates music which is instrumental … Continue reading

A Strangers Birthday Party

So today was a slightly strange day. My two friends and I were wandering along when a young woman stopped us. “Hey, are you guys busy right now?” The woman exclaimed as I and my friends decided to hear more. This lady went on to explain that it was her friend’s birthday party and we … Continue reading

Bristol Brings Bizarrely Brilliant Friday

It was insanity from start to finish that included not only a dead body, but gorillas handing out bananas. Welcome to Bristol, a definition of ‘city’ in itself. With its grand architecture and bustling streets, the adventure was yet-again going to start. I set off from a meeting in Fishponds to the designated hostel in Bedminster. Having no idea … Continue reading

Donal Doherty – International Wedding Photographer: Love is Alive and Kicking

Love is “alive and kicking” according to international wedding photographer – Donal Doherty. Doherty isn’t your typical wedding photographer and his story isn’t a common one. Based in Londonderry, Ireland, Doherty was originally a man of business. He had just been short-listed as Entrepreneur of the Year, running both a modelling and public relations marketing agency … Continue reading

Donal Doherty: A Professional Insight Into Photography

Recently international wedding photographer Donal Doherty agreed to give an insight into his own photographic procedure. Below you will find Doherty’ exclusive tips for all photographers. holdupnow: Digital or film – which do you prefer and why? Donal Doherty: I have always used digital, apart from once in my City and Guilds course when I had … Continue reading

McDonald’s Now Serving U18s

So, it’s been and gone. The 21st of March was supposedly going to mark the date in which under 18s were not allowed to purchase McDonald’s. Was I right to assume that this was nothing more than a silly rumour and to write a post outlining this fact? Yes, I think I was very right … Continue reading

EP Review: Edd Lane (Thin Man Records) – The Sailors Escape

“Raise the sails and face the storms, when everything else fails they’ll return to port” These are just a few of the unique lyrics on Edd Lanes recently released EP – The Sailors Escape. Coming from the Westcountry (UK) this is a rare gem in terms of it being a genuinely easy to listen to piece … Continue reading

Originally posted on Bottlecaps & Broken Bits:
Hello, road. Good to see you again. It’s been a few months since I’ve strayed too far from home, so it’s good to be on the move again. I even managed to drag along my beloved friend/photographer (and not the other way around) James, who I’ve known since…