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24 Jul 2018
dawn in the city of manchester, the image is to be used for the reform radio programme not quite light

REFORM RADIO EPISODE ONE

I’ve begun a monthly Not Quite Light radio show with Reform Radio. The first one was broadcast at 5am on July 24th, with the next one due to go out in August. The hour long programme consists of a mixture of readings, interviews and music inspired by the half light of dawn. This is the ‘listen again’ link to hear the first epiosode: NQL on Reform Radio

04 Jun 2018
Dave Haslam Sonic Youth Slept ON My Floor book

INTERVIEW WITH DAVE HASLAM

On Monday 4th June I will be interviewing Dave Haslam about his newly published book, ‘Sonic Youth Slept On My Floor’ at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. The book recounts Dave’s life in Manchester from the early 1980s through to the present day, and takes in tales of love, music and personal revelation. It’s a parable for those times, and brilliantly evokes the chaos and excitement of the Hacineda years, as well as taking us through the decades that […]

09 Mar 2018
milkman city centre manchester

THOSE THAT FEED US

In this episode of the Not Quite Light Podcast I spend dawn with those that feed us. I travel the city centre streets of Manchester with Dave, a milkman with Creamline dairies. I take in the smells and sounds of the wholesale market at Openshaw with Lucy Noone and her dad Mike, who run R Noone & Son, supplying fruit and vegetables to cafes and restaurants across the North West. And I watch fresh bread being made at the Trove […]

30 Jan 2018

LONDON ROAD FIRE STATION

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE THE SLIDESHOW FULL SIZED Photographs from a night spent inside the interior of the London Road Fire Station in Manchester, recently saved from demolition and now due to evolve into a hotel, workspaces and apartments.

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

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