An Empire State Of Mind

I guess Alicia Keys had it right when she sung about a concrete jungle. Only a hard climb to the summit of a mountain overlooking the bright blue ocean can compare to the feeling of standing on the concrete tree tops of New York City.

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The Golden Circle, Iceland

Visiting Iceland? The Golden Circle is a marketing name given to a series of natural wonders in the south-west of Iceland. It’s a 300km loop that you can complete by car or by tour bus, depending on your preference. This is a no affiliate, honest opinion based on personal experience.

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Stinky Subways and Manhattan Musings (Part 1)

New York City was a place I knew I would visit again. Partly due to the proximity to London, its position as a centre for art and business in The States, and also because I really did like it a lot… I just didn’t realise how much I truly enjoyed the vibe until I returned to the city in December after seven months of inner-London living.

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Abandoned Brighton

As chance would have it, instead of the angsty, moody images I sought out to capture, I ended up producing the series of work in this post. A somewhat abandoned Brighton with a whimsical post apocalyptic feel. Like if Wes Anderson directed a horror film of sorts. 

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Getting older is weird because inside your head you still feel like that same 16 year old writing in her journal, but now you have more lines where your eyes crease when you smile.

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