During a time of shrunken horizons, cycling is escape and freedom exploring a city of strange wonder.
We explore more similarities and differences between the coronavirus of 2020 and the plague of 17th century London. City lockdown, silence and noise in the streets, wild rumours and pandemic inequality.
From Kolkata streets to the Shropshire hills, from watching gods to warships: a selection of my photos taken during 2019.
Can a city make you sad and die young? Can a city destroy itself? How Glasgow’s unique mysterious curse was born from a city nearly lost.
Once, London was a city of horses. Humans lived cheek by jowl with the 300,000 horses of cabmen, traders, laundrymen, grocers and rag-and-bone men. You can see the traces of that time everywhere: old stone drinking troughs, hidden cobbled mews, mounting blocks, slips and ramps.
Finding ghosts and spirits at a Victorian séance in one of Britian’s oldest music halls.
Nightwalking’s early subversive reputation, a night stroll down Junkfood Junction and meeting the future King of Scotland.
Urban exploration: wandering the remains of an abandoned industrial estate in search of graffiti art.
Studies prove that nature has a beneficial effect on our happiness. So here’s how £40 spent a year ago continually restored my spirits throughout troubled times.
Urban exploration by bike: in Glasgow exploring abandoned pubs and the urban remains of a forgotten world of the Forth & Clyde Canal.