A study of “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red”

Since I first discovered the Tower poppies on 3rd August, I have been photographing on a regular basis, at different times of day and weather. The story behind them is fascinating and very inspirational. In celebration of the 100 years since the start of World War I, ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage […]

Planting poppies

This morning was an amazing experience volunteering to plant poppies as part of the Tower of London Remembers project. Each of the poppies represent one of the British military fatalities during World War I and by Armistice Day (11th November) a total of 888,246 poppies will have been planted. All of these military personnel gave […]

Completed all fifty BookBenches

Early yesterday morning, I was went to Greenwich with my good friend and fellow photographer Emma Jones to complete our quest to photograph all 50 BookBenches which form the National Literacy Trust and Wild about Art’s Books about Town project. It has been some time since I visited Greenwich and I had forgotten how beautiful […]

Books about Town – The City

Last night, I continued my personal project to photograph all 50 books this week with a good friend and photographer, Emma Jones. This was our second outing and we covered the 15 BookBenches in the City of London. Fortunately for us, the rain that threatened around 5pm didn’t appear and we enjoyed a beautiful sunny […]

Photographing Hot Air Balloons

This weekend I have been photographing the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta for the fourth year running … it is always an enjoyable event and the balloonists are a friendly bunch. Additionally, I most thank the fantastic media team from Plaster for all their help including information, coffee, and sweets! My highlight of the weekend was […]

Books about Town – Riverside and Bloomsbury

I have just embarked on about personal project which involves walking around London to photograph street art. This time the street art is in the form of benches in the shape of open books which have been colourfully decorated. This project is called Books about Town which has been put together by.the National Literacy Trust […]