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Back to the Engine Shed

I shared an image from Tanfield Railway recently taken with the Intrepid 4×5 camera and returned again a few weeks later to get some more practice in, this time with… 125 more words


The North and Romantic Fatalism in the work of David Peace

The latest issue of the British Politics Review takes a look at the political and cultural landscape of the North of England. When I was asked to contribute an article I was a little hesitant. 80 more words

Crime Fiction

The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell (1937)

Columbus sailed the Atlantic, the first steam engines tottered into motion, the British squares stood firm under the French guns at Waterloo, the one-eyed scoundrels of the nineteenth century praised God and filled their pockets; and this is where it all led – to labyrinthine slums and dark back kitchens with sickly, ageing people creeping round and round them like blackbeetles. 5,249 more words


Large format in the engine shed

Yesterday I took the Intrepid 4×5 camera, loaded with Kodak TMax 100 film, to Tanfield Railway, the worlds oldest operating railway, not too far from home. 171 more words


People shots with Agfa Precisa CT100

Ever wondered what people look like when shot on Agfa Precisa CT100 slide film on a hot and very sunny day after they’ve been stuck in a crowd for a while ? 96 more words