Tag: street art

2019 – Year in Review

So that was not just the end of another year but the end of a decade – and what a decade it’s been. In the past ten years our political, economic and environmental landscape has changed beyond recognition. In 2010 Boris Johnson was ‘just’ the mayor of London and preparing

A Half-Day in Athens

Last week I found myself with a spare half-day in Athens in between meetings. What to do? When first visiting a new city I like to spend some time just walking around to get the feel of the place. Unfortunately half a day is barely enough time to get out

A Finger and Two Legs

The second half of 2017 became a nightmare of an artistic block for me photographically.  A couple of disastrous shoots (which maybe I’ll talk about sometime) and some difficult times personally meant I ended up not writing about, and barely actually doing any, photography for nearly six months! But, it’s

Birmingham in Focus

Birmingham has always had a history of innovation and entrepreneurship and yet we Brummies continuously undersell ourselves. As Steven Knight, creator of the BBC series ‘Peaky Blinders’ said in a Guardian interview: “It’s typical of Brum that the modern world was invented in Handsworth and nobody knows about it.” Today

Urban Fashion in Birmingham

A while ago I posted some images of the street art that can be found in the Digbeth area of Birmingham. I thought the area would lend itself to some urban fashion so this week with the help of Debbie had a go at doing just that. Here’s the result.

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