Late 1970s image showing the corner of Cooper and (I think) Argyle street in St.Helens (since demolished).
Second year house share in Lees Hill Road, Sneinton, Nottingham. Pretty basic facilities and very cold in the winter but the landlord was a nice guy and the rent was reasonable.
Memories of staying up late into the night programming a newly acquired Sinclair ZX81 computer. I needed to get rid of it a year later as its logic blocked what I needed to do for photography. I gave the computer away to a Chinese student in my next accomodation in Burns street, he in turn gave me a red silk tie, I think I may still have it somewhere.
Patrick very kindly let me use his artist studio to take pictures of his collection.
Horseman LX 5×4 studio camera Nikon 150mm lens shot on Fuji Velvia film.
Going straight from school to Polytechnic was not an easy journey, the art students I shared first year accommodation with were older and more world wise. They were good guys and I hope that life has treated them well since I last saw them in 1980.
Summer 1980. One of my fellow flatmates (right) enjoys the company of a guest in first year student accommodation in Flat 8 Hampden Street Nottingham.
The majority of boys I shared with were art students which made it easier when I did a small photo documentary project of the place as part of my first year Photography course.
Im currently digitising the rest of the images to recreate the whole project. Would be nice to hear from the people who lived there then.