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Music at the Margins: Creativity in the wake of Gang Violence

Ipswich, Suffolk. Two rival groups of boys and young men engage in a “turf war”, in this case J-Block versus Neno. They start trading insults…
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Numbers of falsely accused teachers are of ‘considerable concern’, says union

Last year, I did a piece of work looking into the geography of, and reasons behind, teacher bans. In response, a source at the National…
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Presumed Dead: The Torments of Those Left Behind

I first learned of the Presumption of Death act in researching a piece of work I did on unidentified bodies a few years ago. When…
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Linhof Super Technika: Wheat and flowers

Mr Carl Zeiss Tessar 105 has become virtually unusable with extreme balsam separation spreading out across the glass. So I bought another one, even older,…
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The Funeral of Margaret Thatcher

I have been having a look back over a number of assignments from the past few years. One of them was the funeral of Margaret…
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Shafts of Light, Holland on Sea

Taken on an otherwise overcast day in Holland on Sea, Essex. The turbines on which some of the light falls are the Gunfleet Sands array, a…
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NHS at 70: A&E in single words

Last year I was part of a team that reported live from inside a hospital emergency department. I was interested to know what single word…