An occasional series of blog postings, focussed on my projects and images....

Right to Repair

October 03, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Since starting on my 'repair project' some years ago, I have worked with countless independent and community repairers. It is clear that we can all make a contribution by getting our things repaired or reusing them, thereby saving resources, avoiding waste, helping the environment and contributing to the circular economy. However, individual action...
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Kierrätyskeskus - reuse centres in Finland

May 16, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
Kierrätyskeskus: making better use of things in Finland, something we should all do... Amid growing concerns over global warming, plastic in our oceans and the problems of electronic waste, there are some developing solutions. In Finland Kierrätyskeskus (re-use centres) have been going since the early 1990s. Owned by Helsinki city council, but run...
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Unbroken - the art of repair - update

January 02, 2019  •  Leave a Comment
What started out as a chance encounter with an adjustable spanner wedged into the door of an old car in Havana, has turned into a four year long project (and still counting), currently titled 'unbroken' From my early images of ' reparación ', the repair culture in Cuba, it has morphed into wider discourse on repair and its important role in a more...
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Sony World Photography Awards - commended

February 28, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I'm really pleased to have a Commended in the Open Culture category of the World Photography Awards. Not bad considering there were over 300,000 images entered. The commended image (below) is from my project - 'Áreas Deportivas Urbanas', exploring sports areas created by regenerating derelict urban spaces in La Habana. The 2018 award winning image...
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A Talk and LifeFramer

January 20, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Monday 15th January got 2018 off to a reasonably good start. Talk I gave my first ever talk about photography to Guildford Photographic Society. Many thanks to David and all at GPS for being so welcoming, and listening to me 'rant' about engagement. The idea behind the talk is my personal journey to identify what I want to achieve to engage a vie...
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