Shoot for the moon…

If you are aiming to shoot the super-moon tonight this may assist.

Passion Fruit

My how to guide on capturing the moon

I have always held a fascination with the moon…in fact mankind has been captivated by the moon for probably as long as we have existed.  Our closest celestial companion, waxing and waning to a precise rhythm to mark the passing of time.  A love affair that ebbs and flows like the very tides that arise from the captivating  dance around the sun.  Perhaps it is the very fact that we are ourselves 70% water inexplicably draws us to it increasing as the moon itself magically grows larger in sky.  Perhaps millennia of evolution have led us to await the full moon for the best night time hunting and look around during the new moon with fear in our diurnal eyes. 

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10 Things I learnt from Forrest Gump…

For me “My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates…” is, and probably will always be, the most iconic movie line of all time.  There are a few that come close, “Always” from Harry Potter, “Not all those who wander are lost” from Lord of the Rings, “Are you not entertained”from Gladiator.  But Forrest will remain my favourite.  And its probably not the only line from the movie that find myself reciting every so often.  I watch the movie at least once a year, often more.  And each time I do, I inevitably find myself taking something new away from the movie.  I think each of us have that one movie we live by, and for each of us it is probably for different reasons, so let me try to explain what the famous Mr Gump has taught me over the years.

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