The blog of photographer and musician, Kim Ayres

Lessons in life...

I’ve just been playing cards with my 10-year-old son, Rogan. We ended up playing pontoon and I had in my hand a king and an ace – pretty mu...Read More

Grandad’s Muesli

“No Poppy! Leave Grandad’s muesli alone!” When my stepdaughter, Layla, and her wee ones came to visit us back in the summer, this statement...Read More

Theory of Life

When you really should be doing a bit more with your life, but are looking for a bit of distraction instead, this is the kind of thing that...Read More

Death to Barbie

We have never bought in to the whole Barbie thing. In fact, our house has been something of an anti-Barbie zone for so many years, that it j...Read More

Losing My Religion

When I was younger, I was what my wife refers to as “a searcher” - one who is looking for a spiritual meaning of life. I was looking for ans...Read More

No More Heroes

Who are your heroes? Who are your role models? If you could be anybody else, who would you want to be? A couple of weeks ago, it dawned on ...Read More

Mandolin Heaven

Those who read my post Blistering Fingertips will know that I’m rather excited about the fact that I’ve started playing the mandolin again,...Read More

Life's a beach

The other day Maggie and I went down to the beach for lunch. There was a brief respite in the rain, so we wrapped up warm, put some soup in ...Read More
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