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Let me entertain you #life

I seem to be photographing more entertainers recently. The latest one was Ray Quinn, who is a former X-Factor star. There are many entertainers, but they don’t all get the ‘big break’ that talent shows can offer. Many entertainers just plod on week after week entertaining in pubs and clubs around the country. There is a tendency on the part of the public to celebrate the best and only the best. (more…)


Culture and nostalgia #life

I live in the Black Country where the humour is self deprecating and there is a tendency for us to underestimate ourselves rather than overestimate. There is a tendency too, towards straight talking without fine words or embellishments. There is a rich Anglo Saxon culture and a dialect to match. (more…)


Perceptions #life #art

perceptions

Our perceptions of life and the world we live in depends on how hard we’re finding it. When we’re struggling we become focused on the task in hand, trying desperately to make life easier. There are many people on Easy Street, but far more people struggling in Britain today. (more…)


Nostalgia and wealth #life

Farley Park GREAT BRIDGE - nostalgia

Former British Prime Minister John Major said, “I want to see wealth cascading down the generations.” He meant family wealth like property and individual wealth. Wealth does cascade down the generations to a certain extent, but that is collective wealth in the form of historic buildings. (more…)


What is art in 2015?

Art?

I’ve been thinking about art today. What is art? The dictionary defines art as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” (more…)


Noddy comes home to Walsall

Noddy Holder at the Manor (92)

Noddy Holder came home to Walsall yesterday to switch on the Christmas Lights at the Manor Hospital. Pete Smith, the Mayor of Walsall was there too. It was one of the kids from the children’s ward that helped Noddy to switch on the lights. As usual, the press photographers were there. (more…)


Gareth Gates turns them on

Wednesbury Christmas Lights 2014 - crowds

The crowds turned out in the cold last night to listen to Gareth Gates perform and then turn on Wednesbury’s Christmas Lights. Those are Festive Lights for the more politically correct or Holiday Lights if you’re from over the pond… (more…)


Acoustic Alliance at the Vine Inn, Darlaston

ACCOUSTIC ALLIANCE AT THE VINE 8

I went to see Acoustic Alliance at the Vine Inn, Darlaston on Sunday night. Megan was accompanied by Chris Nicholls on the guitar and sang numbers from the sixties up to the present day. (more…)


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