Beachcombing

Beachcombing

I’ve had several trips to the coast recently, and without fail, I always spot someone with a metal detector, hovering hopefully over the shingle. I’ve no idea how expensive these contraptions are, but does anyone ever actually make their money back? It...
Over the sea to Sées

Over the sea to Sées

A couple of hours drive from Paris, the Normandy town of Sées, huddles around the twin spires of its ancient cathedral. I was there to shoot an extraordinary house for the Times. The house is a bit of an enigma. While some of it is as old as the nearby cathedral, some...
Court in the rain

Court in the rain

2012 was a memorable year for so many reasons, the Olympics, Paralympics and Queen’s Jubilee rating high among them. Underpinning much of the year however, was that perennially British theme, the weather. In particular the seemingly incessant rain. With classic...
EastEnders

EastEnders

How do you define the East End? While the West End is a pretty clear entity, geographically encompassing Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Oxford and Regent Streets, and all points in between, can the same be said of the East End? Where does it start exactly? Old...