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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 […]

31 Oct 2017
not quite light podcast the hive

LISTEN TO THE NEW NOT QUITE LIGHT PODCAST

I’ve been intending to do a podcast for Not Quite Light for some time, and now they begin! I’ve published the first one. It’s inspired by the project “You Live With Us, We Live You” which was commissioned by 5 Plus Architects. I go on the roof of The Hive building in Manchester to watch dawn come up over the city, and chat to Jon Matthews from 5 plus. I also talk with whistling Way, the security guard on duty […]

13 Sep 2017

‘4’ – THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL

‘4‘ Exploring the Bridgewater Canal in Salford. Commissioned by Salford City Council EST 1761 and Heritage Lottery Fund Events are scheduled to for each section of the project.

19 Mar 2017
blueprint studios guided walk manchester

BLUEPRINT STUDIOS, COLLIER STREET 7.18AM

BLUEPRINT STUDIOS, COLLIER STREET, 7.18AM The windows of Blueprint Studios glowed red, like a 4 bar electric heater. Behind me, an upstairs room in The Eagle Inn beamed bright tungsten light towards Trinity Way, like a lighthouse for those stumbling in search of the past. Behind both brick buildings the new, taller version of ancient Greengate had emerged, not quite facing in the same direction. I considered if the demolition of the Victorian architecture, and the emergence of the tower […]

05 Mar 2017
exploring the bridgewater canal salford

THE BRIDGEWATER CANAL BOOTHSTOWN WINTER

-4- Canal boats traditionally travel at 4 miles per hour, which roughly equates to the speed of a brisk walking pace, and this significantly determines how the waterway is experienced. It allows us time to observe, whilst travelling, in a way often lost to us in the modern era. It’s also a constant thread back to our ancestors, who also would have journeyed along the Bridgewater Canal with the same measured progress. Over the four seasons of the year, I’ll […]

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