1975 Cine Film

I found this packet addressed to my Granddad‘s house in Hough Green, Widnes in the loft at my Mum and Dad’s, it contained a 16mm cine film. It did not look like it had ever been viewed, it is the perfect time capsule.  I’m not sure who is filming, I guess it is him but at one point he disappears into the darkContinue reading “1975 Cine Film”

Alan in Sicily Day#2

Ottimo! Still sat under the same tree strangely it’s called a word press tree 😉 Settled in well yesterday even if i had phone my data roaming on for a bit 😦 Chatted lots with Allie she is an artist from chicago she cool although my dull sit Widnesian tones confuse sometimes. Actually sat in theContinue reading “Alan in Sicily Day#2”

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”

A photo tweet a day: Nadav Kander

I wont lie anyone who knows me knows why i picked this image. Its the same structure design as the Runcorn Bridge in widnes where im from. Kander‘s work documents the length of the Yangtze in china or the long River as it also know by locals. it is a phenomenal commitment to create a body ofContinue reading “A photo tweet a day: Nadav Kander”

All Saints Upton Primary School Book

I have been approached by the head of All Saints Upton Primary School in Widnes Cheshire Janette Forest to compile a book of the school before it closes and the children move to a new school. To coincide with this there will also be an open night for past teachers and pupils. I helped construct a invite forContinue reading “All Saints Upton Primary School Book”