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Taking a break…

I love writing this blog, but as 2014 starts to unfold I realise there are other projects that I really want to complete this year and as fun as My Rubbish Photos blog is I need to focus on other

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Taking a break…

I love writing this blog, but as 2014 starts to unfold I realise there are other projects that I really want to complete this year and as fun as My Rubbish Photos blog is I need to focus on other

Gulf crisis

Gulf crisis

This week on West (Tarf)side Story: Justin sits on a bench in the kitchen. Clive in his British Army ‘Gulf crisis—these colours don’t run’ t-shirt lies prays. Someone loses their slipper. A bottle of wine edges closer to a 1970s-style

Gulf crisis

Gulf crisis

This week on West (Tarf)side Story: Justin sits on a bench in the kitchen. Clive in his British Army ‘Gulf crisis—these colours don’t run’ t-shirt lies prays. Someone loses their slipper. A bottle of wine edges closer to a 1970s-style

Veneration of the bishop

Veneration of the bishop

Another photo from Tarfside. This one appears to have been graced by Darth Vader’s lightsaber. This was the photo taken on the final day. Back row: Katie, Kevin Franz, Kelvin Holdsworth, Me, Victoria, Justin Spencer. Front row: Helen-Ann Francis, Deborah

Veneration of the bishop

Veneration of the bishop

Another photo from Tarfside. This one appears to have been graced by Darth Vader’s lightsaber. This was the photo taken on the final day. Back row: Katie, Kevin Franz, Kelvin Holdsworth, Me, Victoria, Justin Spencer. Front row: Helen-Ann Francis, Deborah

Effigy

Effigy

I’ve just taken a look through my rubbish photos album and I appear to have quite a few from my less-than-rubbish Anglican Society retreat during the last quarter of 1991. If I’m not mistaken, this is a photograph of Justin

Effigy

Effigy

I’ve just taken a look through my rubbish photos album and I appear to have quite a few from my less-than-rubbish Anglican Society retreat during the last quarter of 1991. If I’m not mistaken, this is a photograph of Justin

Tarfside

Tarfside

During my third year at university in St Andrews, in 1991, I journeyed to Tarfside in Angus as a member of the university’s Anglican Society (I may even have been the president of the society, come to think of it)

Tarfside

Tarfside

During my third year at university in St Andrews, in 1991, I journeyed to Tarfside in Angus as a member of the university’s Anglican Society (I may even have been the president of the society, come to think of it)

Swings in Lochgilphead

Swings

During my first summer at TISEC, the Theological Institute of the Scottish Episcopal Church, I went on a two or three weeks’ attachment first to Lochgilphead and then for a few days at Bishop’s House on Iona. I stayed at

Swings in Lochgilphead

Swings

During my first summer at TISEC, the Theological Institute of the Scottish Episcopal Church, I went on a two or three weeks’ attachment first to Lochgilphead and then for a few days at Bishop’s House on Iona. I stayed at

Door

Door

Knowing that this photo has been coming up, I’ve been trying to figure out for the last few weeks where this photo was taken. This morning I thought I had it: Glenalmond College! The venue of the annual Scottish Episcopal

Door

Door

Knowing that this photo has been coming up, I’ve been trying to figure out for the last few weeks where this photo was taken. This morning I thought I had it: Glenalmond College! The venue of the annual Scottish Episcopal

Home group

STEP

While I was a student at theological college (okay institute) in Edinburgh between 1997 and 1999, I often cycled out to Corstorphine to my brother’s house to take part in a mostly young people’s home group called “STEP”. My brother was

Home group

STEP

While I was a student at theological college (okay institute) in Edinburgh between 1997 and 1999, I often cycled out to Corstorphine to my brother’s house to take part in a mostly young people’s home group called “STEP”. My brother was

The official portrait of the hedge at my wedding

Official wedding hedge portrait

My wedding was genuinely one of the best days of my life. A day surrounded by friends and family. A day of laughter and love and l… music. There was some sadness, however. My dad wasn’t there; he’d died the

The official portrait of the hedge at my wedding

Official wedding hedge portrait

My wedding was genuinely one of the best days of my life. A day surrounded by friends and family. A day of laughter and love and l… music. There was some sadness, however. My dad wasn’t there; he’d died the

L-R: Team Douglas, Team Neilson (as was)

Party

I did one of those online quizes the other day to find out what my “literary character” was. According to the results, it turns out that I’m most like Sherlock Holmes. I’m not quite sure how it came to that conclusion

L-R: Team Douglas, Team Neilson (as was)

Party

I did one of those online quizes the other day to find out what my “literary character” was. According to the results, it turns out that I’m most like Sherlock Holmes. I’m not quite sure how it came to that conclusion

Stone?

Stone

I can’t quite remember when it was, 1982 or 1983, perhaps? I was in primary six or seven, and at play time a number of boys would take themselves off to the bike shelter. “What are they up to?” I

Stone?

Stone

I can’t quite remember when it was, 1982 or 1983, perhaps? I was in primary six or seven, and at play time a number of boys would take themselves off to the bike shelter. “What are they up to?” I

Beansprout sorbet?

Beansprout sorbet?

When my flatmate Jonny Coore announced that he would be getting married I knew that I needed to find a new flatmate. And a new flat. As fortune would have it Jonny’s fiancée had a brother who was also looking

Beansprout sorbet?

Beansprout sorbet?

When my flatmate Jonny Coore announced that he would be getting married I knew that I needed to find a new flatmate. And a new flat. As fortune would have it Jonny’s fiancée had a brother who was also looking