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Orwell’s England Number Sixteen: A common toad

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: A Common Toad Location: Whippendell Woods, Hertfordshire When I began this project in September two challenges stuck out in this list of photographs above all others. The first was the picture of the […]

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Orwell’s England Number Fifteen – The Best Pub in London

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: The Best Pub in London Location: The Prospect of Whitby in Wapping From his earliest published work in the late ‘20s Eric Blair had a powerful writing style – unfussy and precise, observant […]

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Orwell’s England Number Fourteen – The Most Attractive Junk Shop in London

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: The Most Attractive Junk Shop in London Location: The Junk Shop, South Street, Greenwich Earthy charms It’s taken me far too long to write up number fourteen. A job for the January has […]

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Orwell’s England Number Thirteen: A Nice Cup of Tea

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: A nice cup of tea Location: The Blacksmith and Toffeemaker, Islington Time has shown George Orwell to be an elusive man. Despite his time at the BBC, there is no record of his […]

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Orwell’s England Number Twelve: Cat ice on puddles

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Cat ice on puddles Location: Watford Pond, Hertfordshire If only our myth of festive weather was true, then this shouldn’t have been much of a problem. We all know – thanks to, among […]

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Orwell’s England Number Eleven: Roast Chestnuts

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Roast Chestnuts Location: By the fireside With just a little time before the end of the month (and the beginning of my New Year’s Eve party), I’m going to change from prose to […]

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Orwell’s England Number Ten: The sun hanging over roof tops like a crimson ball

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: The sun hanging over roof tops like a crimson ball which one can study with the naked eye Location: Blithfield, Staffordshire I began with this idea of Monet’s Impression, Sunrise – his hazy, […]

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Orwell’s England Number Nine: Owls hooting

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Owls hooting Location: Preston, Lancashire If you’ve been reading about this project from the beginning, you might have noticed that most of my photographs are posted towards the end of their relevant month. […]

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Orwell’s England Number Eight: The smell of rubbish fires

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: The smell of rubbish bonfires Location: Behind a farm, Staffordshire I’ve pondered this one for a while and I now have two different visions of what Orwell might have meant when he thought […]

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Orwell’s England Number Seven: Raging Gales

(To read about the project have a look at this page / Click on the image to see a detailed view) Subject: Raging gales Location: Portland Bill, Dorset To Orwell’s mind, at least, there was a clear distinction in the autumnal months. October was a time of golden trees, windless, misty mornings; a time when […]

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