Leeds West Indian Carnival 2017

It was the 50th year of the carnival, located in the Chapeltown area of Leeds, not far from my Granny's house. Older than Notting Hill Carnival, but the meaning is the same - to celebrate the rich and varied culture of the West Indies region. Many moved to the UK years ago but have been [...]

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Best Bars in Barcelona

I started writing this post before the news of the attack. To target tourists, and a beautiful city, is horrible. But it should never put people off from having fun in this city - not that I think it ever will. Tripode Passeig del Born, 17 A small but nicely decorated bar - it quickly [...]

Shakey Wakey

Slumville sunrise Nobody cares or looks twice Shine away in the morning Across this place where I was born in Every bruise, every flower Illuminated by the dawning I decided to photograph Wakefield - at least the centre to try and capture its vibe accurately. Although it is not my favourite city in the world, [...]