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22 Jan 2018
The lights from dartmoor prison glowing in the early evening mist

DARTMOOR – AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE THE SLIDESHOW FULL SIZED Whilst I was in Dartmoor the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia arrived, bringing with it sand from the Saharan desert. I could feel the energies of the ancient land be changed as nature raged across the moorland. THE FOLLOWING TEXT IS TAKEN FROM THE PODCAST BASED ON MY JOURNEY TO DARTMOOR. NQL PODCAST- DAWN ON DARTMOOR The house where I was staying on Dartmoor was in a hollow. Growing up […]

22 Jan 2018
dawn on dartmoor the sun gets covered by sarharan sand turning day into night

NQL PODCAST- DAWN ON DARTMOOR

In this episode of the Not Quite Light podcast I visit Dartmoor in a hurricane, and also talk to Manchester artist Claire Riley about working at dawn in the city, and our need to sometimes escape. CLICK HERE to see a gallery of work from the journey. TO SEE ARTIST CLAIRE RILEY’S WORK BY CLICK HERE

07 Dec 2017
book 5 plus architects

CHARITY CHOSEN FOR BOOK

My limited edition book ‘You Live With Us, We Live With You’ was published in September. The charity that I’ve chosen for the book, with the agreement of 5 Plus Architects, is 42ndStreet Manchester. Based in their Horsfall building in Ancoats, Manchester, it’s a fantastic charity, with 36 years’ experience of providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Art is very much part of their programme of activities. […]

07 Dec 2017

PHOTOGRAPHS ON SHOW IN HOPE MILL

I currently have two photographs on show in Hope Mill, Manchester, as part of a group show for Comme Ca PR. The two photographs are – ‘I THOUGHT I’D SEEN A UNICORN’ & ‘SHOULD I FOLLOW A BEGUILING PATH?’ In October I spent two weeks on Dartmoor, collecting photographs and recording for a podcast. Whilst I was there Hurricane Ophelia swept in, bringing a coating of Saharan dust that turned the sky pink, and Storm Brian changed the atmosphere so […]

31 Oct 2017
Great Eastern Street Hotel London

LIMITED EDITION BOOK NOW ON SALE

The project “You Live With Us, We Live You”, which was commissioned by 5 Plus Architects, is now on sale as a limited edition book. 10 buildings are featured – 6 in Manchester and 4 in London. Each chapter contains a written piece and 6 images from the work. All of the money is going to charity. To purchase the book click here. You can also see a gallery of the photographs here. There is a podcast inspired by the […]

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