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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


Yashicamat in Coquetdale

Just a few shots from a  short cycle ride recently in the upper reaches of the River Coquet in Northumberland, all taken with a Yashicamat 124G loaded with Kodak Tri-X. 217 more words


First steps in Large Format film

After resisting tempation for a few years, and spending far too much time scouring web adverts for large format gear, I’ve finally taken the plunge and purchased a large format kit. 1,526 more words