Andrew Lalchan
Andrew Lalchan | Source: Andrew Lalchan

Biography

I currently run a digital agency in the UK for the last 24 years. Building websites started from the beginning of the internet to what we see today. Through all the ups and downs and multitude of changes.

Also for the last 16 years, I am a professional photographer shooting…

Guo Pei catwalk at the V&A | Source: Andrew Lalchan

Fashion In Motion is celebrating its 20th anniversary and took place in the Raphael Gallery at the museum that previously featured Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood and Yohji Yamamoto. The models wore various pieces from Guo Pei’s alternative universe couture collection. …

Kew Gardens, 7th most visited attraction in 2020 | Source: Andrew Lalchan

What a year 2020 was, visitor numbers were down 66%! These are the stark figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA). Some outdoor places like Kew Gardens jumped up into the top 10 as the lockdown got tougher.

But this wasn’t the case everywhere as Wales & Scotland…

Shadow of Ingenuity on historic first flight | Source: NASA/JPL-Caltech

It has happened the helicopter has flown on the red planet, the first-ever powered flight outside Earth! This is the Wright brothers moment when powered flight occurred on Earth. NASA held a live event at 6.15am (EDT) to announce the news to the world.

The successful news came back at…

Ingenuity on Mars | Source: NASA

Perseverance the mars rover has dropped Ingenuity onto the surface of Mars. Ingenuity is a helicopter and will be ready for its Maiden flight on Mars as soon as tests have been completed.

Ingenuity had gone through testing its rotor blades and everything was looking good. But an issue with…

Lava is flowing a lot more now | Source: https://www.ruv.is

The eruption has begun at Fagradalsfjall this evening (8.45pm, 19th March) and has erupted in the middle of the magma chamber as shown on the map below. The fissure is 700m long and is sending the lava 100m into the air. …

Cassette tapes from the 90s | Source: Andrew Lalchan

Lou Ottens died aged 94 on the 11th March 2021 he was the inventor of the cassette tape. Working for Phillips as an engineer he invented the cassette in September 1963. He wanted to solve the problem of carrying the bigger reels around as they were too cumbersome. …

Census 2021 | Source: Andrew Lalchan

For non Brexiteers this your opportunity to do a silent protest. When the question comes up for nationality, tick other and type European.

Declaring yourself European in the census is legal just follow the steps below.

Photo by Benjamin Rascoe on Unsplash

Since midnight on the 11th March, there have been around 1700 earthquakes, and over the last couple of weeks, 18,000+, something is happening below the surface.

Volcanoes in SW Iceland have been dormant for the last 800 years will this be the year when they rise from their slumber. The…

Andrew Lalchan

Run a Digital Design Agency for the last 25 years / 15 years professional photographer. Write about Weather, Space, Web Design, Fashion, Music & Photography.

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