Back to the Future

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Inspired by the ‘back to the beginning’ task, I just put down the princely sum of £12.50 on eBay to buy 6 vintage cameras, 3 of which I used as a teenager but somehow lost over the years. The Prinz Mastermatic III was actually a Boots re-brand, and served me well through my University, when I couldn’t borrow the Leeds …

Begin at the Beginning

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Review your earliest work and reflect: What do you see in it? I have to really start at the beginning here. I was a painter (and I wrote poetry). In fact, I wanted to go to Art College, but as a first generation ‘boomer’, I was encouraged instead to do a more useful degree. So, a frustrated artist. I did …