The blog of photographer Kim Ayres

Festive wishes

. For several years now, in fact ever since I first got a copy of Photoshop, I've been one of those people who likes to create their own...Read More

Rich and famous

. "When you're rich and famous, you can buy us one of those," I said to Rogan as we watched an episode of Top Gear reviewing ...Read More

What is in the box?

When I was a kid, the idea of getting a letter or package addressed to me was a rare and wonderous thing. Despite the fact that it happened ...Read More

Santa Released

. For millions of children worldwide, Christmas might not turn out to be the biggest disappointment of the year after all. It has been revea...Read More

’Tis the season…

. I’ve yet to meet a single significantly overweight man I would ever use the word “jolly” to describe. And yet, because the man with the br...Read More

Just 5 minutes...

. It’s time to write something for the blog But I’m tired Doesn’t matter. It’s been 4 days since I last put anything up, and no one’s commen...Read More

Cake and Philosophy

. Question 10. How can we know that the cake exists? a) Because the teacher tells us so b) Because there is a FORM of CAKE that exists i...Read More


. I am so tired of feeling tired; so weary or feeling weary; so exhausted of feeling exhausted. Maybe I'll feel better tomorrow .Read More

Just add hot water

. When you go for a coffee, right, and they give you a choice between your espresso, latte, americano etc, all they really do is make up an ...Read More

Loadsa Visitas

. I was casually strolling down my blog and suddenly noticed that the Sitemeter stats had rather a lot of zeros in it. In fact, it said that...Read More

So tired...

. How is it possible to feel so tired and yet the body refuse to claim the amount of sleep it needs? You would have thought that if you’ve r...Read More

Food, Glorious Food

. As a rule I try not to look back on aspects of my life with regret. There’s nothing I can do about things past; besides, whatever happened...Read More

How Old?

41 today! Apparently life began last year… Unsurprisingly perhaps, I know a few people who passed their 40th birthday in the past year or so...Read More

Wild Haggis

When you’re 7 years old you know that if you could just stay awake for long enough, while pretending to be asleep, then on the night before ...Read More

The Wrong Emotions

. Ah, Mr Ayres. Yes, do come in. Take a seat. Can I get you anything? A cup of tea perhaps? No? Ok, I’ll come straight to the point. I’m afr...Read More


I'm off for a couple of days but wasn't sure what to post, so here's a wee selection of things I meant to write more about but h...Read More

What a guy!

I don’t always have much desire to praise my former self. In fact, if I’m honest I tend to find myself increasingly annoyed and pissed off a...Read More

A Bumper Crop

The brambling was good this weekend. Rogan, Meg & I went on one of our most successful bramble hunts ever. The briars were laden with th...Read More

Selective memory

It never ceases to surprise me: my ability to filter out and selectively forget my condition. It’s nearly a year and a half since Maggie fir...Read More
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