Begin at the Beginning – My Photographic DNA

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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 …

Week Six Reflections

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A weeks of Brexit shenanigans (again), Trump and Football. Most of my refections this week I have posted as I went along – probably the highlight being the conversation with Lukas Birk. So, four simple points: Brexit is a mess, at least in good measure because there wasn’t a plan and people didn’t really know what to expect. It was …