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This land is our land

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/29/shell-ireland-corrib-gas-project

The Pipe is a compelling video documentary of one small irish community’s fight against corporate giants, Shell, and Irish political corruption, greed, and failure to protect it’s citizens.

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photojournalism

Grow your own

Myself and the wife have long spoken about growing our own vegetables. The conversation has developed over a few years, and so, finally, this spring, I went to the local builders yard, bought a load of timber, cut it into suitable lengths, screwed them together, and voila, the frame for a raised vegetable bed was born. It was a long birth, possibly the longest in history. The process was spread over two and a half weeks. But its here now, and the other afternoon I/we filled it with homemade compost.

Now, to get the plants in, and let nature take its course, with a little help from newly greened fingers. Watch this space….

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ghost estates, Photography, photojournalism, Uncategorized

Evaluating the Evidence

I stopped taking photos of ghost estates for a while. What exactly I was making photographs of, was not completely clear. I have a better picture now of what i want to show or express, but am aware that this needs to evolve and develop as the library of images grows.

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Photography, photojournalism, sport

County Championship Athletics

My daughter recently joined the local athletics club. Mayday was her first competitive meeting; County championship athletics for youths. She is eight years old.

It was great to see such a wide variety of talent and determination.

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