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a photographer, writer and blogger, a studio and press photographer since the mid 1960's, first published writings in 1974

Pocket Notebook… Westhartlepool 1963… Photo Colin Jones

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Pocket Notebook…Children playing with paper boats…Paris 1950

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Rupert Brook 1887 – 1915 He was in Germany when he wrote… God, I would pack and take a train and get me to England once again, for England’s the one land, I know, where men with splendid hearts may … Continue reading

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Baltimore Harbour 1955… Photo by Aubrey Bodine…

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MacGyver Ok guys, I guess, I’m still working on the next episode of the popular “The Shriving” at www.patrickcallaghan.co.uk  – so meanwhile, I’m going to give you something that I’ve held back for a long time because it’s not that far back in TV … Continue reading

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British Actress Enid Stamp Taylor pictured in the back garden of her home in St. John’s Wood in 1934. The proud mother of daughter Robin Anne. The snap was taken by her husband Sidney Colton.

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Often seen around the Norfolk Broads and the River Bure is a Mississippi Paddle Boat named ‘Southern Comfort’ She is used for day trips, parties and conferences, gliding in true majestic style, out from Horning. Photo by Roy Northwood

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The Gainsborough Studios in Islington London produced many fine productions prior to the 2nd World War and later in further acquired premises after war broke out. At Islington they had used an abandoned power station with a very high chimney … Continue reading

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Episode 93… A revival of thoughts… For some days now Charles had pondered over Barney’s telephone call days earlier, and Barney’s words, or rather those of Rebecca. “We must all look to the north wind” it was very puzzling, what … Continue reading

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Arguably, one of the best of comedy movies in 1937 was ‘Oh Mr. Porter’ Directed by Marcel Varnel and featured the classic trio of Will Hay, Moore Marriott and Graham Moffett. It’s full of funny and witty lines and ranks … Continue reading

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