The Fog Signal Building

The Fog Signal Building

Dinah and I spent a week in a contemporary beach house called ‘Fog Signal Building’ set in a distinct piece of landscape on the Dungeness headland south of Romney Marsh. Scenery not unlike a bare stage made of shingle on which a few worn and faded props in the form of...
Up on the Downs

Up on the Downs

Driving the narrow country lanes around Devil’s Dyke I came across a lay-by on Saddlescombe road opposite the entrance to the National Trust hamlet of Saddlescombe Farm hidden in the chalkland hills. The lay-by on the eastern side of Devil’s Dyke gave access to a...
Tommy at 50

Tommy at 50

In May 2019 The New York based publishing company Apollo launched ‘Tommy at 50’ a book celebrating the making of The Who’s unique rock opera first released in May 1969. I wrote two chapters on the Mood and Look as background to the making of Tommy...
Sex & Bugs & Rock ’n’ Roll

Sex & Bugs & Rock ’n’ Roll

The environmental science roadshow ‘Sex & Bugs & Rock ’n’ Roll’ http://festivalbugs.org/ made its regular appearance in the Green Future Fields at the 2019 Glastonbury Festival. The specially designed tent contained a series of my tree portraits as part of a...
Ally Pally flashback

Ally Pally flashback

On the 8th of March 2019 there was a small gathering of people at the Alexandra Palace in North London to celebrate the refurbished and re-opened East Court and Theatre. The people who gathered had contributed to the heritage display in the East Court showing the...