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Breaking Glass

Taken at Òran Mór, Glasgow in November 2017, Hazel O'Connor was born in Coventry, England and rose to fame as an actress and singer in 1980 when playing the role of Kate in the film Breaking Glass. She wrote and performed its accompanying soundtrack and won her the...

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Repairing The Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge in New York opened in 1883. Originally called the New York and Brooklyn Bridge and the East River Bridge, it was later dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge and at the time of opening it was the worlds longest suspension bridge. It was also the first...

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Walk The Dinosaur

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe certainly throws up some unusual sites and a man dressed in a costume whilst riding on an inflatable dinosaur is certainly one of the more bizarre ones. This performer is part of a larger group who are one of the more regular attendees at...

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To The Station

Queen Street Railway Station in Glasgow began a massive regeneration in mid 2017 but remains open to the public via a side entrance. On passing by one day I noticed the sign pointing the direction of the entrance and the figure of a person indicating the walking...

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Tony Vincent

Taken in October 2017 in Mablethorpe, England, a thoughtful Tony Vincent listens to the playback of a track from his new album entitled "In My Head" Tony Vincent is an American actor, singer and songwriter based out of New York City. He has appeared in "Rent" on...

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We Are The Champions

Singer Adam Lambert and guitarist Brian May during the finale of the Queen concert at the 02 Arena, London, January 18th 2015. Queen + Adam Lambert is a collaboration between the active members of the British band Queen and American vocalist Adam Lambert. The first...

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Street Performer – Times Square NYC

Times Square in New York City is the most amazing place to see and you will never forget the first time you set eyes on it whether it be during the day or in the evening with all the lights displayed against the night sky. Like most major tourist areas, there is a...

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The Tunnocks Teacake

This lady was dressed as a Tunnocks Teacake as part of a promotional event in Glasgow City Centre. The Tunnock's Teacake is a small round shortbread biscuit covered with a dome of Italian meringue which is very similar to marshmallow. It is then covered in a thin...

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Amtrak Engineer – Penn Station

This man is called Derek and he works for Amtrak as an engineer in Penn Station, NYC. He and I chatted for some time whilst I waited for my train to arrive to take me upstate to New haven and he posed happily for this shot with him smoking his cigar. Pennsylvania...

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King No-One

King No-One are a 4 piece band from Yorkshire, England and were formed in 2012. The line up is: front man Zach Lount, guitarist Joe Martin, drummer James Basile and bassist Alex Townsley. The name King No-One means everyone is born equal ‘No one is King’, no one...

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Rigid Soul

Rigid Soul are a blues rock band from Scotland and consist of Kyle Hood,Lewis Ross and Scott McCutcheon. There are many bands and individuals busking in Glasgow, perhaps more so now than ever before. Most of these street bands are very good and once in a while there...

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This Exhibition Has Been Cancelled

On a wet Saturday afternoon the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Glasgow is always a refuge point to shelter from the rain. Recently I visited a short term exhibition, as part of a larger installation, by the artist Anna Henderson.  The paintings on display were laid...

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The Vermonter

I have always enjoyed travelling by train. From the days of the 8 hour journeys from Glasgow to London on ancient rolling-stock that shook you to the core as it trundled along to the relative luxury of the latest European trains when travelling through the Austrian...

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Who Let The Dogs Out?

Taken in Times Square, New York City is surprisingly dog friendly for a large city.  With many public places, shops and hotels welcoming people with small dogs it makes for a good place to take your dog for a walk.  Most cabs will accept small dogs and they are also...

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Wild West Showman

Street performer Todd Various at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This act was nearing its finale where the performer was using a large rope in the form of a lasso to entertain the crowds. I had watched the act earlier in the week and had spotted the opportunity to get...

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