You pass them on the street. Every day. The lonely. The hurting. The victims and the guilty. The starters and the finishers. We all carry pain but for some it weighs more. You can't always see the tears or hear the cries, they're good at hiding it. They seem at peace so we walk on … Continue reading The Hidden Pain
Like a carousel, we spend the hours of our life going round in circles. Going nowhere faster. Consciousness is what happens outside the ride but most of us are so busy spinning round that we miss it.
Every Tuedsay morning i have started meeting up with a group of people in Birkenhead Park for a walk. Organised by a qualified GP, this is part of a worldwide thing called "walk with a doc". It was started over 10 years ago by a doctor in the USA as a way of promoting lifestyle … Continue reading Walk with a Doc
Sometimes, all you want is peace.
After such a miserable winter it is fantastic to be amongst nature again, feeling the warmth of the sun on your back, enjoying the fragrances of the season and taking great joy in the colours. Springtime in the UK is glorious.
A beautiful statue in Birkenhead dedicated to the First World War poet Wilfred Owen who went to school here. Anyone who knows me or follows this blog knows i suffer from anxiety. Health anxiety in particular. I get an ache, pain or twinge and my mind convinces me its a heart problem. I see an … Continue reading Hello darkness…my old friend…
"We live alone, together, seperated from what we know, what we knew. Consciousness is our prison guarded by fear. Each day a repeat of the one before until darkness promises an end. Don't look at the light, don't follow the song. Stay in the dark. Its what they want." This is called "Insanity 8". Part … Continue reading Insanity and Incarceration
Some shots from a recent day in the UK city of Chester. Quite a few of these images were shot on film using an Olympus Trip 35. Please feel free to comment. Thank you for looking at my work.
I love summer. And this one has been one of my favourites, despite the wet weather here in North West England. But like all good things it has to end. And that makes me sad. You see, this summer is when i really rediscovered photography. I know the seasons all offer their own unique opportunities … Continue reading overcoming the late summer blues