Summer of Love

Photos from another great summer


Please do not be fooled by the title of this blog post. It is most certainly not a bold declaration of my deepest feelings, frustrated emotions, or innermost secrets. I am however, going to use this post to share a collection of photos, which captured some great moments during a summer spent between India and the UK in June and July of this year.

The summer began with a trip to Kolkata and then a few days spent in Gingia (a small town in Assam). The main purpose of the trip was to see old friends and hopefully catch some photos along the way. Here’s a few of those images.


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The second part of the summer was spent back at home in the UK, and it began with an experience I had been awaiting with great anticipation for a very long time. Back in 2003 I discovered the music of Love (a 60s psychedelic band from LA) and in 2005 I saw them play live for the first time. Eleven years on they were back in the UK and I went to see them twice on consecutive nights. They were as tight as ever, and the highlight of the second night was meeting original band member and lead guitarist on their 1967 seminal album Forever Changes, Johnny Echols (below).

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Here’s a video I recorded at one of the shows.

Your Mind And We Belong Together (Live from Frome Cheese & Grain – 30th June, 2016)


The rest of the images come mainly from some of my favourite places in Devon.

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4 responses

  1. Mum xx

    As always John, a wonderfully colourful collection of photos especially of India. It was lovely to see the views of Torquay and, of course, Jack. Already looking forward to your next ones.

    October 31, 2016 at 2:43 pm

  2. rome

    As always , the captures are excellent,the pictures have many emotions captured . Well! it’s wonderful.

    October 31, 2016 at 11:39 pm

  3. Dad

    Great pictures John. I watched the video of the group ‘Love’ performing in Frome. Saucepan music !!

    November 1, 2016 at 2:49 am

  4. Auntie Julie

    As always John,fantastic photos.You could take up photography as a sideline.The composition you get is super.Great. Auntie Julie xx

    November 2, 2016 at 4:53 pm

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