For over twenty years I've been seeking out alternative stories in our surviving material culture and sharing them with my photographs and words.
It took a difficult period in my life to find a pathway through photography that helped me discover genius loci -the spirit of place and the deeply moving stories behind the 'so-called' mundane material culture on our doorstep.
John Ruskin said: 'There is No Wealth but Life.'
What I had to do was find and explore new ways of seeing it.
Once I did, I never felt alone.
Cultivating alternative ways of experiencing the world has completely changed my life; it helped me overcome anxiety and depression, opened up a world of possibility and led me to a new career in photography.
The Genius Loci Digests are the culmination of my journey - view them all here: