Macfilos authors do get to some interesting places. One, our Australian correspondent No.2 (J. Shingleton being No 1 in seniority), has just returned from somewhere very interesting and very high. He threatens us with another travelogue.
Sherpa Gerlach (clue) has been incommunicado for several weeks, which I thought was very strange. But he has been to new climes and, to prove that he still shuffles on the mortal coil, he
A wristwatch photo
“Now, I’ve never used a camera to catch a wristwatch image. They are generally the realm of those who want to carefully document a special watch or watch collection.
“For me, however, I now realise that I did recently shoot a wristwatch image. It’s purpose wasn’t to photograph the watch but, rather, to document a time and place. At 5,200m altitude it was to remember the lunch-break at 12.46pm on May 24.
“Where was it? Why was I there? What camera did I use? All will be revealed in due course. In the meantime, I’ve got some SD cards to retrieve from a couple of cameras. Watch this space.”
The ever-expanding catalogue of Macfilos photo-journeys is about to start a new, more rarefied, chapter.