Nostalgic for Newcastle

Someone came up with the fantastic suggestion when I was leaving Newcastle in July, that before I say goodbye to the city I should document what have become my favourite and fondest places over the last three years. I thought this was a wonderful idea, especially given how cities change and evolve over time, how interiors get renovated, or … Continue reading Nostalgic for Newcastle

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Milk and Honey

You may or may not have heard of Rupi Kaur. I discovered her through Instagram a while back and have since been hooked. Kaur is a Canadian contemporary feminist poet and writer. Her first collection of poems have recently been publishes in an anthology titled 'Milk and Honey'. I feel the softness of the title is … Continue reading Milk and Honey

Words Speak To Me

Given that I would consider this blog post to be almost a continuation of my previous one, I would advise you  to read my most recent post on imagery and the Self-Portrait prior to reading the write up below. Click here to view the previous article. *** As well as recently thinking about the 'necessity' of images, both in life and on my … Continue reading Words Speak To Me

Self-Portraits

I've been thinking a lot about imagery lately. I have an exhibition that I keep meaning to return to so that I can write about it, as wherever possible I far prefer sourcing my own images. Otherwise it kind of feels like stealing. Especially when I have the chance to photograph work in the way that … Continue reading Self-Portraits

Surreal Encounters: Collecting The Marvelous

Installation shot including various works by Salvador Dali “Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.” - André Breton, Manifesto of … Continue reading Surreal Encounters: Collecting The Marvelous

Edinburgh Escapism

I recently moved to Edinburgh and am still configuring its layout and exploring the city almost a month later. I feel this sense of exploration will be constant the whole time I am here. Edinburgh is one of those cities where you are never stuck for things to do, or places to see, or areas … Continue reading Edinburgh Escapism