Stonehenge: Monumental Disappointment

I recently spent a brisk and stormy day walking in Salisbury. I went initially to visit Stonehenge which, after over half a century of my life, I have somehow neglected to see with my own eyes. I have to say its a bit of a let down: surrounded by ropes and  guarded by walkie-talkie men it sits like…

EXHIBITION – ‘HOSTEL’

DATES: 6 March 2012 to 21 April 2012 TIMES: 06 Mar – 21 Apr 2012 Tue – Sat 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Easter Monday, Good Friday VENUE: Cuming Museum Each year the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography students from the London College of Communications work on a project documenting the Elephant and Castle. They are…

“Hostel” – a ‘Week in the Life’

INTRODUCTION: There are hostels all over London. They typically cater for travellers from Canada, America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia: people working and studying in the UK for short periods of time, adventurers on a budget. However ‘The Cricketers’, in Elephant and Castle, seems to attract another, more motley bunch. UK residents, older than the…

(We are all)…Tourists

Tourists. Love em’. Everywhere around, up and down, stopping dead in front of you and consulting a map without trying to look lost. The following portraits are of tourists who I was attracted to and asked to photograph. I tried to find backgrounds that would suit them, related to what they were wearing, carrying or (my…