In culture there are numerous aspects of existence. The family you are born into becomes an arena where you do things because your parents did. The land you are born on determines your experience of weather. I was born in England so the weather has been and always will be important to me. I do … Continue reading Culture is Complex Nature is Sad
This photograph was taken in 1994 on a Pentax Asahi, 35mm SLR. Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston, HSBC, Citigroup and the FSA had been occupying the Wharf for only three years. Thatchers Needle (as it was known then) stands alone at this moment in time. The Wharf dominates the skyline and those who live in … Continue reading Global Awareness
I grew in the hilly, leafy suburbs of South East London where trees scattered through the high rises and Victorian homes. Up high the London skyline lingered with St Paul's and the Post Office Tower dominating the horizon. It was a time when petrol was leaded and rosewood and mahogany furniture filled my parents home. … Continue reading Sustainable Consumption
This film is my attempt at mitigating climate change. On my six mile hike across the North Downs I came across this forest and I filmed my journey through it. I began thinking how the trees capture the carbon from earth's atmosphere, with the M25 in the not far off distance. My life is busy and … Continue reading Will Geo-engineering Save Planet Earth
When I joined the University of East Anglia, on a master of science in international development and water security, I had left behind me, three years of studying to become a psychotherapist. My psychological interest in the earth, led me there. I wanted to understand humans geopolitical and economic relationship with our planet. After a … Continue reading Ecotherapy
This is where my photography journey began. My dad belonged to the team of professionals who regenerated Deptford in the early 1990's. It's his photo really because he was the one who encouraged me to climb to the top of one of Deptford's many high rises. With my hard hat in tow and the wind … Continue reading Canary Dwarf
I have fond memories of playing in the ancient forest that sat on the opposite side of the main road, from my house in Forest Hill, South East London. It was the same forest my dad played in as a child with his friends and brother. It was veiled in the mysticism of queens and … Continue reading Nature Deficit Disorder
My two beautiful children. I took this the last time I saw my dad alive. My children were so happy we had moved back to the south east from East Anglia. Their smiles are genuine happiness.