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Maple Staplegun

Maple Staplegun - taken at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2017 - Maple has escaped from the office onto the streets ready to prove to the world that she is no ordinary secretary. Armed with hula hoops, office items and a quirky attitude, Maple performs amazing hula...

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Anathema

Amongst the many comedy shows and performances at the Edinburgh Festival fringe there are also a huge number of shows based on a more serious theme, many of which raise awareness of subject that can still be seen as taboo within most peoples social circles. Anathema...

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The Cups and Balls

This is a photograph of my friend James Hessler at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2017. James is an internationally travelled street performer and can be seen here presenting the famous cups and balls which has its origins over two thousand years ago. The...

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Please, Take a Seat

This man was walking through Glasgow City Centre carrying this tub style chair, completely oblivious to the looks he was getting from some of the pedestrians in the area or perhaps just not paying them any attention. When people are seen to be doing something which is...

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Rollerblade Glasgow

Rollerblading used to be really popular and in some places it still is.  Glasgow is not renowned for its rollerblading population though there are a few who still enjoy the freedom and excitement that it brings. The ability to go where you want, when you want without...

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Outside The Box

Taken on Highline Park, New York City in September 2012, this man is called David Everitt-Carlson and he is the founder of ithinkoutsidemybox.blogspot.com which is a global community painting studio dedicated to engaging the public in public art and a community...

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Waltzer

Taken at Haven Golden Sands, Mabletherpe – Lincolnshire. This Waltzer, owned by the Silcock family, is around 50 years old and like any other machine, need occasional maintenance. With the end of the summer season now is the perfect time to undertake minor repairs and...

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Falling Off The Edge

As popular as ever, the skatepark at Kelvingrove, Glasgow attracts skateboarders, inline skaters, BMX riders and other wheeled sports to the area to meet, practice and show off their skills. As a social gathering point it allows people to form friendships with people...

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The Smartie Tube Bridge

The Smartie Tube, as it is known locally, is the walkway between the Finnieston rail station and the SEC complex in Glasgow which consists of the SECC, The Hydro and The Clyde Auditorium. The bridge is soon to undergo a £5 million refurbishment and reconstruction to...

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Window On The World

Taken in 2010 during a visit to the Gibson Street Festival in the West End of Glasgow, these 2 males were happily sitting talking and watching the festivities whilst enjoying the sunshine on the window ledge of their flat which was some distance above the street...

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Take My Harley

‘We’ll take my Harley. Rock’s transport of choice. Not as fast, clean or efficient as a Japanese bike, but it sounds humongous’ A well known line from the musical We Will Rock You, this was taken during the Remembrance Sunday service in George Square, Glasgow,...

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Dry Cleaners

An old fashioned dry cleaning store in Glasgow, Scotland. This store has been at this location for a number of years and, despite its somewhat tacky frontage, provides an amazingly good service at good prices.

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Rollerblade

Taken in 2007 within Central Park, NYC, this is one of the many people who spend hours relaxing in the park whilst undertaking various interests.  This man was quite happy to be photographed and seemed very interested in the fact that someone wanted to take his...

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Before The Show

Taken at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe festival – Many people do not think about the sheer amount of hard work that street performers, whether they be seasoned professionals or simply theatre groups trying to show to prospective ticket buyers, actually put into their...

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Scared

An image taken during the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This is a composite of a royalty free image of the hands reaching out and the girl. The girl was a performer on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh and was part of a larger group who were putting on a preview of their...

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