Category Archives: Photography

National Media Museum – the final scene?

Sadly, Bradford’s National Media Museum is under attack again. Last week a story broke which has got worse and worse. What started as “cultural asset stripping”, even “cultural rape”, is being seen as a winding down of The National Media … Continue reading

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River Aire & Leeds-Liverpool Canal at Saltaire

Few photos from a great little walk we’ve discovered. Start at Hirst Lock, walk up the canal, towards Keighley, then nip down to the river, passing Bradford Amateur Rowing Club, then across and up to the lock. You could go … Continue reading

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Autumn in Lister Park

A few photos from a wander round Lister Park today. The changing of the colours is great.

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In Praise of Cartwright Hall and Ostentatious Architecture

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Whilst wandering around ListerPark the other day, I was impressed, as I often am, by Cartwright Hall. Stood gazing at a wonderful, beautiful, awe-inspiring building, I wondered why we don’t do buildings like we used to. Living close to ListerPark, … Continue reading

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Wandering Canalside – Leeds-Liverpool Canal Walk – Part 3

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It’s been ages since my last blog on walking the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. I just didn’t have time or it was raining or stuff just got in the way. A lot’s happened since last year. Jess, my Staffordshire bull terrier, has … Continue reading

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Make Bradford Better with Me

With ‘Make Bradford British’, Channel 4 put a spotlight on Bradford and the whole country watched. Many people have given their opinions, and all the ones I’ve read have been more thoughtful, interesting and eloquent than mine. So, I won’t … Continue reading

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Bradford’s Mutineers – Putting Bradford Back on the Cultural Map

Is Bradford turning a corner? Is it on its way up and away? Is Bradford changing and growing and becoming what’s been promised for too long? I believe so. Together, we can change people’s views of Bradford, we can change … Continue reading

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