Ramblings from the Carrot Room

Unorganised images and comments about film cameras, photography, gin, cycling, life and artichoke dips

The view outside 

Apologies for the lack of posts this week.. I took this in London at the Victoria and Albert museum 

Adam and Eve? 

More street art on brick Lane 


Street art from the Brick Lane area of London

My friend’s prized peony 

In the UK this week staying with friends 

Tell it to the bees

I love bees, here’s one buzzying about 🙂


Check out my new page and menu

I decided to organise these camera reviews a bit better and initially I just added a new menu item which took you to all the camera posts but now I have a page listing all the cameras including those not yet reviewed. Click on the ‘CARROT ROOM OF CAMERAS’ menu and you’ll see; Continue reading “Check out my new page and menu”

Moody skies

I took this on an evening walk, the skies looked so cool graduating from deep blues to dirty (hazy) orange; I liked the silhouette of the streetlight.  Not sure I quite captured it.


The furry tree

Spotted this interesting tree recently whilst on a neighbourhood walk.  Looks like the tree is reacting to tree surgery by sprouting growth from anywhere possible.  Not seen this before in a fir tree (at least not to this extent).

Mercs resting place

Spotted these on a walk the other night;  old Mercedes dozing in a lot.

I need tea!

So a minor crisis has hit my working environment.  As I may have mentioned previously, Tea is my preferred beverage during the day; at least at work as beer drinking during the working day I understand is frowned upon here.  Also, I’m a bit of a snob about it too.

Anyway I was lucky enough to have the convenience of hot water being available from the cooler (yes I know that’s somewhat of an oxymoron)  at a temperature that was appropriate for tea making – all was well with the world.

Then a bombshell was dropped last week that the cooler had been recalled due to a fire risk and should be switched off. Continue reading “I need tea!”

Back on the bike (it’s not all about cameras)

Now that I am moved and (mostly) unpacked I have been getting out on the bike again. As you will have noticed I am close to some beautiful landscapes which is encouraging me out more, in fact the picture above is from just a few minutes into my first ride from the new place.   Continue reading “Back on the bike (it’s not all about cameras)”

Verdugo mountain


Angeles National Forest again

Pen-F Digital

Another image from the Angeles National Forest

Taken with Olympus Pen-F

Also entered as part of Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge

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