As a family, we owe this incredible local hospice charity so much for ensuring my parents' end of life care was as warm, caring and carefree an experience one can ever hope for; volunteering to photograph any promotional activities and events for St Michael's Hospice is always a pleasure. These photos are from their Christmas on the Coast... Continue Reading →
In partnership with another member from the local photography club, I have a very public 'private view' opening tomorrow evening at a local restaurant/exhibition space; it's all very exciting and very unnerving at the same time. The photography exhibition will be on for a month until 3 Feb. A large number of the images I... Continue Reading →
This time last year I was looking for strategies to drive my photography forward and wanting a challenge, I joined the Royal Photographic Society. Firstly, I joined because I'd seen a couple of their monthly magazines and I enjoyed the content far more than I now do of the repetitive articles in commercial magazines off the... Continue Reading →
We spent last month camping in Cornwall. The weather was outstanding and we both agreed we could live like that forever if the weather would only comply. Here are the photos - rather a lot but I need to post them now whilst I have this blog site open.
The boot race, the tug of war, the street party, the whelk eating competition, ghost walks through the twittens and beach concert are but a fraction of the events that happen throughout the (long) week that is Hastings' Old Town Week. There is no way I have the stamina to photograph all that but I... Continue Reading →
Any excuse to talk up our local St Michael's Hospice is good. When I can combine that with a photography shoot, even better. It was a real pleasure to share a beautiful sunny Sunday morning with all those who had signed up for the Kapow! fun run promotional event for the hospice; it always moves me... Continue Reading →
The character of Hastings just continues to grow. Where else, at Sunday tea time, could a New Orleans style jazz band come grooving down the street - and it's not even Fat Tuesday.
So, it was a sad day for social enterprise and community projects as Hastings pier passed out of the hands of 'The People' and into the hands of the receivers who then sold it on to an entrepreneurial businessman where it will, undoubtedly, be quickly turned into a hegemonic cash cow. The finer details of the transition,... Continue Reading →