Mustard

Took grandson to Ramp City in Blackpool this afternoon so he could let off steam and  frighten me to death while he ‘dropped in’ telling me he was going to ‘boost’ the bowl! But I soon lost interest in his death defying feats when I noticed this fabulous mustard yellow color on walls and woodworkContinue reading “Mustard”

Hidden Treasures

I have been neglecting my blog for a while now..family, projects (2) new Independent Creatives group ..all sorts of everything leaving me little time to get out with camera. However I did get out for a day last week to shoot more unsuspecting public and strangers on the street for my Documenting Blackpool project. OnContinue reading “Hidden Treasures”

lines lines & more lines

Anyone that knows me will know I have a thing about angles, lines and repetition so yesterday when I was in St Annes I was drawn once again to the fencing on the beach huts.. I find the linear perspective so satisfying, bringing order, albeit very briefly, to the chaotic thoughts and plans in myContinue reading “lines lines & more lines”

Broad shoulders

Charlie at the Soup Kitchen, cooking, serving, cleaning often entertaining always with a kind word and a smile..I have lots of pics of Charlie but this back view of his shoulders seems to symbolize for me the work they take on and the weight they all carry.

shooting a stranger

I love street photography, I love capturing the unsuspecting public completely unawares, sometimes my images work often times they don’t but occasionally I see a face and I know, I get a feeling, that that is the face the will make my day worthwhile. This happened yesterday when I saw this lady in Blackpool..one ofContinue reading “shooting a stranger”

Noodles

Found this urban art work in Liverpool last week whilst out playing with friends, it was hidden behind a high fence but managed to climb high enough up to just catch it…couldn’t leave without it ’cause it reminds me of a group of very young petty criminals in the film Once Upon a Time inContinue reading “Noodles”

Waylaid by glass blocks

On my way to the launch of the Preston Pride of Place Project yesterday I was once again distracted by a window and once again the window was made up of glass-blocks.. now have no idea why these windows appeal to me so much but I really do like them and the older the better…thisContinue reading “Waylaid by glass blocks”

The Flats

The Queens Park flats in Layton have been part of the Blackpool skyline since the 60s, their Brutalist architecture was loved by few and disliked by many and I always thought they were pretty ugly, they were also notorious for all sorts of bad things and I was continuously warned as a young girl growingContinue reading “The Flats”

Flowers Music & Food

Reading my twitter feed early yesterday I saw there was a community celebration being held at the Flag Market Square in Preston in response to the EDl protests so I quickly got ready and caught the bus to the city centre. Was surprised at how many police were on the streets but felt reassured thatContinue reading “Flowers Music & Food”