Sunday May 31st Lockdown Day 69 Tomorrow we start to ease lockdown. Car showrooms and outdoor markets can open followed one week later by non-essential retail shops. Providing everyone keeps 2 metres apart. But here's the thing. We aren't in a healthy position to ease anything. The Governments own scientific body, SAGE, advises not to … Continue reading We need International support in the UK – our leaders do’t seem to have a clue.
May 30 Lockdown Day 68 Liverpool City Centre. These pictures were taken between 10.30 and 12.30 on Thursday May 28th 2020. This was my first visit to the City since lockdown started and it was a chilling experience. Streets that are normally so busy and full of life were simply deserted. It really did feel … Continue reading UK Cities in Lockdown – Liverpool – part 1
May 29 Lockdown Day 67 Us Brits do love our gardens. Never mind closing pubs, restaurants, hairdessers etc, the one thing we have missed is a garden centre. At a time when most of us are afforded the time to improve our gardens the very places where we could get help are shut ! Madness … Continue reading Garden Centres are open again……
May 28 Lockdown Day 66 Continuing with my series of images showing a few high streets in the North West of the UK after 2 months of isolation. This is the second part of my shoot from Ellesmere Port on the afternoon of Tuesday May 26th 2020.
May 28 Lockdown Day 66 Now that lockdown measures are easing i am trying to document a few local towns & cities before the shops re-open in a fortnight. By visiting once only on a random week day i am hoping to get an honest snapshot of each place in what we hope will be … Continue reading The British High Street after 2 months lockdown – Ellesmere Port – part 1
May 22. Lockdown Day 60. Twenty two years ago i left a job i loved with people i loved, to become a full time photographer. I had worked in Ellesmere Port since 1985 when, as a young skinny guy, i stumbled into this town that was to mold me. It is the sort of town … Continue reading A trip to Ellesmere Port – back in time
May 21. Lockdown Day 59. Another week, another Asda (booze) shop ! All these days are blending into one. Every day the same routine. Riding the roundabout of modern life on its 24hr cycle. Are we the only country left in serious lockdown ? I don't know. Are we in lockdown ? What REALLY IS … Continue reading Does anyone else feel like they’re going mad ?
May 20 Lockdown Day 58 Spent most of yesterday afternoon driving around the Wirral dropping off copies of my new photozine, Chernobyl & Pripyat vol 1 My first photozine. It has all sold out now but vol 2 should be out in a few months time. If you would like to pre-order a copy please email … Continue reading Lockdown Drive Around
May 18 Day 56 We are almost 2 months in to this lockdown. Two weeks away from another easing with some schools re-opening. So, where are we up to ? Well, the furlough scheme has been extended until October. Death rates are falling, as are new cases here on the Wirral (7 in the past … Continue reading Another day in lockdown
via Zine Shop Ive just had my first photozine published. At 24 pages it has unique black and white images from Chernobyl & Pripyat, taken last year. £5 each + £1 postage worldwide. All proceeds go towards a local infant school library. If you would like a copy please email me