Category Archives: Photographs Curated

This is where I have reorganised the images, or at least considered the issue.

Too many goodbyes?

We had dad’s house cleared yesterday. I say dad’s house although we moved in as a family in 1964, I left home in 1982, mum lived there until her death in 2014 and dad died there on June 8th this … Continue reading

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Accounting for life

On June 1st 1962 my dad began to keep a household ledger and its data is proving very interesting.  It opens with a balance of £98.2.6p and shows dad’s monthly salary as being £75.19.9p It was interesting looking through the … Continue reading

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My dear old mum

The other day I posted a collage of dad through his life – see here. So today I present a similar grid for mum. When considering dad’s collage I thought about the form of representation in terms of static or … Continue reading

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Same images, different presentations

Here below are two ways of represented my late dad through time. The first in a simple grid. The second is a gif of the same images. I much prefer the former as it allows ones eyes to pause momentarily … Continue reading

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Time and types

It’s almost impossible to fail to think about time and ageing when going through my late parents’ photo albums. I also see large gaps in time when mum and dad don’t appear to have many – if any – photos … Continue reading

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First, last, earliest, latest

So I have completed photographing all the pages of my late parents photo albums and mused about them and what they say. The first image in Album 1 was not the earliest image. Rather is was of dad on a … Continue reading

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12 years.

As I am going through my late parent’s photo albums issues of continuity and change keep popping up. Take these two photos of dad. The first one was taken on June 29th 1992 when dad was aged 65, the right … Continue reading

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