Tunnels are pretty much guaranteed to be interesting. They’re hidden away underneath things, they lead from one place to someplace else and there is always that patch of no-man’s land… Read more Dark Arches and Underground Worlds →
With Yorkshire Day just passed, I’ve been thinking about some of my favourite places in Leeds City Centre – or ‘town’ as everyone there calls it. I wasn’t born in Leeds but… Read more Favourite Places and Favourite Buildings in Leeds City Centre →
For the first time in what seems ages, I found I had a day to myself today. Now I do like spending time with people, especially if it involves a good talk over… Read more Kirkstall Abbey and the Tractate Middoth →
The arrival of high Summer means the end for this year of the Giant Hogweed that has made such a strong appearance along the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool canal. These alien looking… Read more The Giant Hogweed and the Triffids →
This was a PowerPoint image I created last year, using photographs of an electricity pylon and a clock face. The inspiration came from the experience of listening to the same song repeatedly and feeling that I was outside of time. This made me reflect on the repetitive actions, including addiction and obsessive use of the same words or thoughts, that people use to hold on to a moment, even as it inevitably slips away from them. The Warholian fear of life and death in an eternal now.
Five of my favourite photographs from the last few months. I find myself drawn both to the mysteries of trees and water and the humming, sentinel geometry of electricity… Read more Trees, Pylons & Ducks →