Tag Archives: conflict

One hundred years on

As my regular readers will know, I am working on a photography project as part of the WW1 centenary commemorations.  The aim  is to photograph sites associated with the conflict at around the time of their centenary, and then to … Continue reading

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What catches your eye?

It’s often fascinating to look back at old photos and just to notice what caught your eye.  Today’s photo offering is another one from my Hertford collection, taken several years ago, and it shows the rather beautiful war memorial in … Continue reading

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Space to remember?

Next week, I am fortunate to be speaking at the Sacred City conference organised by the Centre for the Arts and the Sacred at King’s College London.  I’ll be talking about a project I undertook in 2011 to photograph St … Continue reading

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New Year 2014

New Year is not generally a festival to set my pulse racing.  I’ve never been one for big new year’s eve parties.  I’m not a grumpy misanthrope (at least I don’t think I am), but I don’t always feel particularly … Continue reading

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Toothache

It was the toothache that really struck me. Not my own, you understand – I am not about to turn this into a blog about my ills and ailments.  This toothache was about 100 years old. Allow me to explain. … Continue reading

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Mr Hart – the teacher whose advice stayed with me

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I have recently returned from a trip to the battlefields of the First World War in France and Belgium.  We stayed in Ypres, Arras and Albert, and saw some of the sites of the most brutal fighting of the war … Continue reading

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A sense of community (part III of “Transylvania travels”)

Wednesday 16 May 2012, 5pm, Viscri, Transylvania The rain makes quite distinct noises depending where it falls – a dull, flat thud if it lands in the sodden mud churned over by the animals’ hooves; or a distinct, energetic tapping … Continue reading

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