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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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, [...]

Whitby

As a post-birthday treat my Mum and her boyfriend took me on a day trip to Whitby, North Yorkshire. I haven't been in years, but it is a picturesque seaside town. There are the famous 199 steps up to the church and well known abbey. The abbey is famous because of Bram Stoker's Dracula - it was [...]