Travel

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The Yew Tree

The Yew Tree

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Llanfair Kilgeddin, Wales. Survived the night in the van next to the church - only woke to take a pee. First light at the church is delicate. Cool crisp morning, dew on the grass, with the church silhouetted against the rising light. Blackbirds chirruping,...

A shoot in the life of...

A shoot in the life of...

I'm happiest when photographing a church. Here's a short film about an evening (and subsequent morning) spent photographing an ancient church in the Lincolnshire countryside. I was lucky enough to have permission to stay over on site in the campervan - so was able to see the full life of...

A Pattern Language

A Pattern Language

Just a couple of miles from Bury in Lancashire is a place that I’ve been exploring for over a decade: Cheesden, a valley that time forgot. It’s a deep cut thrutch, a gravelly, wooded vale of a few miles in length, embracing the industrial and agricultural remains of...

Hawthorn

Hawthorn

Out in Cheesden there is a track deep cut into the hillside which arches the distance between a brace of mouldering Regency mills sat within the valley basin. It’s a route that has drawn me in for over a year: a deep gouged passage, scuttled with flecks of patterned...

The Holy Host

The Holy Host

“That what each of us must do is cleave to what we find most beautiful in the human heritage - and pass it on ... And that to pass these precious fragments on is our mission...” Michael Ventura, 'The Age of Endarkenment' * It might have been a figment of my imagination,...

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