Lives of the First World War

The Imperial War Museum are calling for stories, documents and pictures of the people served, held by families today. Their aim by the centenary for the IWM  is to have 8 million personal stories built on a digital platform using multi mediums. The project – called Lives of the First World War and launching next February – will see the museum returning to its founding purpose but adapting to the internet age, in what is believed to be the biggest trawl for historical information ever undertaken. Undeniably, there is this sense today that if we digitise archives, that this is a simple … Continue reading Lives of the First World War

Jay, Coventry

I had a conversation today about how I’ve not really had much luck in speaking to the homeless through the Cyrenians charity in Coventry, so I’m thinking of a way I could communicate homelessness in a different way through my photography. I was thinking about where I have seen homeless people and taking photographs of where they stay or ‘call home’ I suppose. It made me think of Matthew who used to sit at the bottom of the stairs of he underpass near the train station; however, the council changed the pathways so that the subway was filled in over … Continue reading Jay, Coventry

The Suicide Project

So I have been looking for stories to link to my photography and I have come across ‘The Suicide Project’. A Website designed for people to share their stories of experiencing someone else’s suicide or debating their own.    had enough February 20th, 2012 i have im not asking for tips on ctb i am however afraid to go alone so im looking for the sites where i can ask for a partner can anyone help   Looking through pages and pages of stories, most of the people who post are young people. Many at high school. They share similar … Continue reading The Suicide Project