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My inspirations are mostly encountered outdoors, sticky taped floral memorials to unknown people in unknown incidents, signs that compel me to stop and ponder, specks of light that are somehow magical and fleetingly transient. I've always been interested in memory, memorial, tokens and keepsakes, attempts to preserve and order the past in the present, for good or for ill. 

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Memorial for Denis by Cathall Road, Leytonstone, London, 2016


Memorial for Denis by Cathall Road, Leytonstone, London, 2015


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Pink Tape, Epping Forest, Essex, 2015


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Balloon, Flekkeroy, Norway, 2013


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We Loved You, Elgin, Scotland, 2012


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Memorial by Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, 2011


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Memorial by the River Calder, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, 2011



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Sign in the middle of nowhere, near Melrose, Scotland, 2010


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Black plastic, near Elgin, Scotland, 2009


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Pavement, Walthamstow, London, 2009


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Sun dots, near Tring, Hertfordshire, 2008


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Clootie Well, Black Isle, Scotland, 2007



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Structure, Bakewell, Derbyshire, 2007


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Found object, Silvertown, London, 2007


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Memorial by the Humber, Hull, 2006


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Memorial by canal, Dublin, 2006


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Tree, New-Ulm, Germany, 2006


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Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, 2005



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Incident, Epping Forest, Essex, 2003


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Preacher chases the children (photograph of TV screen 2003), Night of the Hunter, 1955


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Dorothy's house in the twister (screen grab 2003), The Wizard of Oz, 1939


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Postcard bought as a child (late 1980's). Inverness-shire, Scotland