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Photo Essay: One Picture Tells…Masks on the Ground

November 4, 2021 – 5:21 pm |

Disturbed by the number of masks of varying types that I have seen since the pandemic when walking around London I decided to do a small experiment.
I wanted to see just how many I could find within 15 minutes. Without barely even looking I found six. This is a disturbing …

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One Picture Tells…Remind to be Kind!

June 15, 2021 – 12:18 pm |

One Picture Tells…NRA In the UK?

June 15, 2021 – 10:39 am |

Sky Octopus Marks the Start of Spring [Video]

April 6, 2021 – 11:27 am |

A rare sighting of the hallowed sky octopus, the harbinger of spring.

 
 

Covid One Year on: The Experience of a London Office Worker

March 12, 2021 – 11:51 pm | 2 Comments

One year ago today, I received a work email saying that someone had tested positive for COVID, and that they would be decontaminating the whole building that weekend, but no need to worry, we should be able to return to work next week.
Now, up until this point in 2020, I …

One Picture Tells…Anti- Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 6:19 pm |

One Picture Tells…Anti- Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 6:11 pm |

 
 

One Picture Tells…Anti-Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 5:52 pm |

One Picture Tells…Anti-Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 5:36 pm |

Boris and Donald, Bars and Stripes, at Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 7, 2019 – 1:06 pm |

Three Against Thousands at Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 7, 2019 – 10:03 am |

Donald Trump Toilet Paper? Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 7, 2019 – 1:49 am |

Caroline Lucas, of the Green Party, Speech Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 6, 2019 – 11:25 pm |

One Picture Tells…Anti- Trump protest London, July 2018

July 27, 2018 – 11:09 am |

Mickey vs Donald.

One Picture Tells…Thurston Moore Group live at Scala London, 15 June 2017

November 11, 2017 – 2:29 pm |

One Picture Tells…Future Islands live at The Dome London, 4 May 2017

November 11, 2017 – 12:58 pm |

Abandoned Buildings, Gold Plated Capitalism, Tarnished Silver Spoons, Queues at Food Banks and the Flying Dutchman of Left Wing Politics that Roams the High Seas of Britain Beyond Distant Waves

February 10, 2016 – 2:56 pm | 2 Comments

The room that I currently write this in will probably no longer be here in a few weeks. The building is going to be torn down. I am a property guardian in a school in central Hackney. What was meant to be six months of accommodation turned out to last …

London Short Film Festival 2015: cats, cool, clever, creepy and some…just plain crap!

January 14, 2015 – 9:40 pm |

It was a cold Tuesday and high above the hustle and bustle of Mare Street people reclined in couches in the Hackney Picture House Cinema to watch the young and the old showcase their films at the LSFF. The festival, which this year ran from 9 to18 January, had been …

The Truth is out There: One Rogue Reporter Documentary Review

June 26, 2014 – 2:08 pm |

 
Press, smut peddlers have their whole operation opened and dissected by Rich Peppiatt, former tabloid reporter, in a new documentary called One Rogue Reporter. Shown as part of the films of the East End Film Festival at the Rio Cinema in Dalston last weekend.
Peppiatt worked for the Daily Star  tabloid until …

A Matter of Chance: The Artist Daniel Ginns and his Evolving Mediums

April 10, 2014 – 12:24 am |

 
 
Daniel Ginns expresses his artistic versatility through continuous line drawings and Mark Rothko wall photos. Recent work was for the Tate Britain as part of a project created by Scottish artist Alan Johnston called Tactile Geometry.
Ginns and I went for a cup of tea to talk about nature over nurture, chance, …

Portrayals of Gang Youth Violence: Two Short Films at the Rio Cinema, London

September 23, 2013 – 4:15 pm |

One of London’s last independent cinemas, the Rio in Dalston, hosted shorts by two visionary women filmmakers at a private screening on Sunday 21 July.
The two directors portrayed gang life in the city through different approaches. Dionne Edwards, 27, from Bristol, who moved to London when she was 18, took …

Viewpoint – Planet: Europe’s Dirtiest Capital?

March 5, 2013 – 3:13 pm |

London smog.

In 1952 an estimated 4,000 people died as a result of severe air pollution in London. Today the same number are estimated to die early each year because of poor air quality in the Capital.
Dr Benjamin Barratt, of the Environmental Research Group at King’s College London, measures air quality …

Alternative Issue: An Alternative to Life – Welcome Collection, Death a Self Portrait

March 5, 2013 – 3:03 pm |

A skeleton leans sideways on a park bench,  the essence of where life once was now  just bare bones remain. As you look up a spectacular chandelier made of 3000 plaster cast bones by British artist Jodie Carey hangs eerily from the high exhibition ceiling and strikes you as you …

Alternative Issue: Recipes on walls – Gourmandizing, what are you Hungry for?

March 5, 2013 – 2:25 pm |

Two Americans have launched a project that uses public art to share recipes, which are painted across walls in South East London.
Gourmandizing London is an artwork and community project that aims to celebrate the diversity of people, through a series of recipes collected for residents living in the nearby communities.
Jason …

Viewpoint – Alternative: Occupy, where are they now?

March 5, 2013 – 12:00 pm |

It’s a year since Occupy London left the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral, but many of the group are still campaigning for change.
George Barda was one of the most recognisable faces of Occupy London. With his long dark hair and wiry beard he often appeared as a spokesperson for the …

Planet Issue: Deaths on Britain’s Roads can put off Cyclists Despite Londons Mayor’s Encouragement

March 5, 2013 – 11:56 am |

Cycle hire scheme in London “Boris Bikes”.

Cycling is a great way to exercise and a form of travel environmentalists will always favour. To them, the more who choose to cycle rather than travel using vehicles that emit harmful greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, the better.

Last week Green party member Jenny …

Hollande in London – The French Socialist’s Visit

March 8, 2012 – 7:37 am |

It was a busy leap year for Mr François Hollande, the frontrunner in the French presidential elections. For someone who incarnates the 35-hour working week in France he was exceptionally busy. For breakfast he appeared on French radio station RTL being interviewed by well-known journalists such as Jean-Michel Apathie, Alain …

One Picture Tells…Occupy London, November 2011

November 20, 2011 – 4:19 pm |

 

Europe Issue: A Reality of a Big Society – Red Gallery London Exhibition

May 20, 2011 – 3:06 pm |

 
An exhibition about life in a Communist-era  town in the former East Germany is highlighting what its organisers claim is the real nature of the Prime Minister’s much vaunted ‘Big Society.’
The exhibition at the Red Gallery in Shoreditch displays the changing nature of the murals that once adorned the walls …