Parenting After Loss

Carol Churcher has never met Sue and Steve Tuck. But what they say of losing a child is…

The Blanketeers

Facing the looming death of her terminally ill mother in hospital, Susi Long felt a crushing sense of…

The black ‘princess’ who ‘took on a white world’

The young woman arrived at Southend railway station by third-class carriage with her heart set on winning the…

Happy Club: The ‘lifeline’ social group

You’ve been in the church hall for 10 minutes or so when a man, dark haired and dishevelled,…

Walls: Images from a disused prison

When I originally visited the disused HMP Blundeston a couple of years back my primary interest was the…

Take-off | Landing

Poplar pollen leaving the tree. Where some of the pollen landed at the threshold of our front lawn. Or, below, and alternative version.  

Trying to See

Two weeks ago I was privileged to listen to two black women talk openly about the miasma of racism that seeps into their lives. You…

Atlantico

A sweep shot using the Fuji X100S of the Atlantic during a terrific sunset near Cadiz, Spain.

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…

Leaf frozen into a leaf

I was very pleased to have spotted these leaves ossified by frost. It took me a couple of seconds to see beyond their sumptuous autumnal…

Wilko Johnson

I had the great pleasure of meeting Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson earlier today for a brief photo session. It’s the first time I’ve used…

High contrast and a 10-stop filter at Skinningrove Beach

My dad got me hooked on photography. He had a Nikon FE and a Nikon FM when I was about six and he turned the…