Exploring identity in self-portraiture: looking back in time

A few weeks ago I visited the Photographers Gallery in London to see the exhibition Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s which runs till the end of January 2017. Some of the images brought to mind work I did on identity and self-portraiture at college in the late 80s and early 90s. The college was called … Read more

Back to the 80s and Greenham Common

I was looking through a box of old prints yesterday and came across a couple of photographs I’d taken at Greenham Common back in the early 80s. Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp was established to protest at nuclear weapons such as cruise missiles being based at the RAF site in¬†Berkshire, England. The women’s camp began … Read more

Bar Italia through the ages

I’ve been going to Bar Italia in Soho since the 1980s. It’s an iconic cafe that has been family run since 1949. Bar Italia holds a special place in my heart; I’ve been there countless times either on my own or with friends and family. ¬†I had a solo exhibition there in 2013 and as … Read more