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A minute. A lifetime.

Context I have always promised dad that if at all possible he would end his days at home surrounded by the things he knows and with this in mind had gotten the PEACE protocol  in place so that dad would … Continue reading

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Dad

I saw dad today for the first time since March 26th, so nearly 4 weeks ago. We have spoken on the phone but its quite difficult because both his hearing and processing isn’t too good. So it was good to … Continue reading

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Project 16: which way to face?

I’ve been experimenting with different images appropriated from Coming Home and these two below offer a good representation of what I have been considering. Firstly, and forgetting the subject matter and concentrating for a moment on the aesthetic style, I … Continue reading

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Same difference

I visited dad yesterday and one of the photos I took was looking at mum’s front garden. At the time I didn’t think anything of the photo and thought more about how the vista had changed from one where that … Continue reading

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Dad: the next chapter

The email to the family just now following dad’s discharge from hospital yesterday… Hi all Firstly a big well done to Steve again for last night. Dad told me he called you out at 12.15 because the heating was off … Continue reading

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A photo a day – times past: past times

One of the ways my paralysis expresses itself is to indicate pain where I can’t feel by sweating. So as I am typing this my crutch and right thigh and kidney areas are tacky with sweat pushing though my clothes … Continue reading

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A photo a day – so many choices

I awoke to a really crisp winter light today: proper winter light. It takes me an age to get up and dressed but the sun was so bright it was still early by the time I was up and so … Continue reading

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Evidence: Review

A few things have occurred to me since posting project 5: Evidence last week. Production values, format and scaleThe first was about scale and seeing the images online meant that maybe for this particular outlet the grid typology isn’t such … Continue reading

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A photo a day – 13 Brown House

After visiting dad today for lunch I drove the 2 or so miles to 13 Brown House, Chulsa Estate – the place of my birth and first five years. I arrived via Border Crescent and so saw my flat before … Continue reading

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Project 1: A Vernacular Story?

Given where I have been and where I am now I have been thinking about creating a sort of base line project on vernacular photography that might be a good place to begin my MA exploration. This approach would see … Continue reading

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