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The Very Grey Matter of Edward Blank

Taken in Edinburgh – August 2015 Edward Blank is extraordinary.  An exceptional literary talent and ghost writer, Edward Blank has the ability to change Mills and Boon into James Joyce before breakfast. His radical rewrites and astounding editing means that demand for...

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Adam Lambert

Taken in Newcastle during the Queen + Adam Lambert 2015 UK tour, this was the first night of the UK leg of the tour and, like him or loathe him, he can sing. As to whether he is right for Queen is another question entirely and one that has generated much controversy...

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Buckle Up

This photo seemed so appropriate after the political events in the UK surrounding “Brexit” and the events that have followed in the months since the British public made the decision to leave the European Union. The fall out from that decision will undoubtedly affect...

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Face Paint

A performer at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival – There is just something about black and white photography that I love.  Whilst this was originally shot in colour it seemed to fit the black and white look perfectly.  I feel it was the contrast of the make up on the...

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Love On The High Line

The Highline is probably the single best attraction in New York City, and not because it is completely free. A quiet oasis in the middle of a busy city it is a place to come for reflection and peace from the everyday stresses of modern life. This image was of 2...

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Bat Boy

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012 Bat Boy is an absolutely wacky, wonderful musical, from Durham University Light Opera Group, a university abounding with theatrical talent. Bat Boy is about a boy named Edgar who is half bat, half boy. The explanation is wildly...

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Blood Red Ruth

An image from the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The girl was part of a much larger group performers called Violet Shock who were performing their version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Violet Shock strive to create challenging, physical theatre that fuses song,...

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Organ Player

The organ of Paisley Abbey dates from 1872 when the famous French builder, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, designed a two-manual and pedal instrument in the nave, the only habitable part of the Abbey at the time. The Grande Orgue was complete with 16ft and 8ft reeds and a...

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On The Platform

Taken at 42nd St / Port Authority in NYC this was an unusually quiet time for what is usually one of the busiest subway stops in the city.  For those who have been to NYC and made use of the subway you will know just how busy it can get hence why it is unusual to find...

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Occupy – Wall Street

I was in NYC on the day the “Occupy Wall Street” protest march began and was fortunate to be in the area when the main march passed.  This image shows the line of police drafted in to keep the peace whilst allowing people to go about their business as normal. The...

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The Prisoner

The exterior of the building at 1, Buckingham Street, London was used in the 1960’s tv series “The Prisoner” as the home address of the title character played by Patrick McGoohan. It is as recognisable today as it was back in the 60’s when the series was filmed. The...

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Underground – Life Going Down The Tube

Performed by four of dancers within a rocking tubular structure, Underground uses stunningly physical dance, emotional imagery and surprising aerial encounters to explore the new reality of train travel: the compressed intimacy of a crowded carriage; the crush of...

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