True Grit of a Northern Town in Decline

For those of you who know me. I have rather a distinct accent. Some envy, some mock but if nothing else I’m a proud Northerner. Now Widnes is a tough town. We have 3 Victoria Cross medal winners for a start. We once split the atom. Made nose cones for the N.a.s.a apollo shuttle and won the Rugby League World ClubContinue reading “True Grit of a Northern Town in Decline”

Evening with John Davies

23 November 2010, 6.30pm Speaker: John Davies “John Davies is one of today’s most outstanding British photographers; he became famous through his research on the English industrial landscape, observed in vast and detailed views…” “John Davies’s work belongs to the world of contemporary documentary photography. Faithful to a refined, pure black and white, taken onContinue reading “Evening with John Davies”

A Tweet-A-Day: Platon

This image shows the  integrated Little Rock Central High in Arkansas class members from 1957 one member of the group Jefferson Thomas recently passed away. The Photography of the American Civil rights movement is a subject I’m interested in photographers like Charles Moore and Spider Martin. The above picture is really interesting. Despite the people having a lesser pace inContinue reading “A Tweet-A-Day: Platon”