“The good news is that it’ll be 7 degrees on our first day; the bad news is it’ll drop to minus 12 in the following 48 hours.” I knew this isn’t what my sister had envisioned when I convinced her to take a spring break in Boston but it hadn’t even occurred to me that […]Read More Boston in the cold
Amnesty UK commissioned me to take photos at their latest march, protesting for Albert Woodfox, as part of their annual student conference. “Albert has spent the last 43 years in solitary confinement. Despite having his conviction overturned three times and an appeals court ruling his immediate and unconditional release, Albert remains in his 6×4 foot […]Read More Protesting with Amnesty UK for Albert Woodfox
For background on this road trip please see the Atlanta and Savannah blog entries. Asheville and Knoxville – Beers, pulled pork and Hugo Asheville has a reputation as being one of the homes of the micro-brewery in America and it does not disappoint. A city high up in the mountains with stunning views at every turn, this […]Read More Southern sun, BBQ and country music – A tour of the deep south – Asheville and Knoxville
For background on this road trip please see the Atlanta blog entry. Savannah and Tybee Island – “Hey y’all” When driving in to Savannah and Tybee Island you feel as though you have arrived in the ‘real’ deep south. After all, this is the city of Forrest Gump (although they have removed the famous bench […]Read More Southern sun, BBQ and country music – A tour of the deep south – Savannah
When Hugo, Matt and I sat down to plan this trip we pretty much prioritised the three items in the title of this blog entry (we also decided we wouldn’t be adverse to a cheeky beer or two). We got our fill of all of these along with drinking moonshine, visiting the home of blues […]Read More Southern sun, BBQ and country music – A tour of the deep south – Atlanta.