Birmingham Bear Trail and trip to Ipswich

2nd August 2017

We are half way through the summer and since my return from Hawaii I have spent a few days in Ipswich, Suffolk. I liked the town of Ipswich very much with it’s mixture of older buildings (including some nice traditional pubs), churches and the re-developed waterfront which is home to the University of Suffolk. I … Continued

Cairnhill Open Gardens, France. June 2017

5th July 2017

Hi everyone. My friend Joss Burke hosts artist works in her magnificent garden in the first week end in June in the Aquitaine region of France about an hour outside Bordeaux. Her garden features as part of an open garden weekend across the whole region. It is a very popular event with hundreds of people … Continued

Hawaii trip

14th June 2017

Hi all. Got back after two weeks in the US in which I visited the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Hawaii the Big Island! It was much to short a time but I got around as much as I could to take photographs. On Oahu I stayed in Honolulu but managed to get out to … Continued

Happy Easter

20th April 2017

Springtime has arrived and I took some photographs early morning alongside Shard End Lake in eastern outskirts of Birmingham. I particularly like the cherry blossom at this time of year. At the end of May I am flying to California and then onto Hawaii so looking forward to that. Just finishing off a photo book … Continued

An update!

27th March 2017

It’s been a while since I have updated the blog and thought it was time to let you know some of the things I have been up to. I have been working on a project to document the Birmingham Wholesale Market before it demolished. The Wholesale Markets are moving out to a new location in … Continued

Festive Greetings

1st January 2017

Happy Year Everyone. Hoping it will be good for one and all. I had a successful year last year and hope things will continue. Planning a trip to Hawaii in early summer, and hope to work with the Dialogue group for our next exhibition project. Currently working on a photo documentary project of the Birmingham … Continued

Upcoming mac exhibition, Birmingham

17th September 2016

I will be exhibiting as part of the Dialogue group of artists at the Arena gallery at the mac, Birmingham from 1st October to 27th November 2016. I will be showing photographs from the military re-enactors series and a video called Napoleon goes to the Wellington. Patrick Hayes plays Napoleon. Photo credit. Andy Spencer .

Icelandic Residency and recent trip to Ireland

10th August 2016

It’s been a while since I have updated my blog and thought it was time I did so. For the month of May I spent in Iceland – spending most of that on the island of Hrisey but also in Reykjavik and Akureyi. Iceland was changing from the the tail end of winter to spring … Continued

Shard End Lake and count down to Iceland

12th April 2016

I was walking round Shard End Lake early one morning in March. It was slightly foggy with a hazy sun trying to burn through giving a serpia colour to the image. I love the fact that this could be any where but is on the eastern border of Birmingham. I will be flying out to … Continued

January 2016

1st February 2016

During January the Tram service was operating in the City Centre, demolition of the Old Central Library began in earnest and work along Colmore Row is in full swing. Attached are a few photos for interest.