Marshall the dog and Branston the horse-At Home With The Furries

Marshall is a border collie who contacted me earlier this summer ( yes, I’m hanging onto the remains of the best summer we’ve had in years..!). He lives in Woking and promised me a cup of tea and a sandwich. Which as anyone knows is enough to get me on a train to just about…

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What do Welsh Dragons do at home?

Jamie Oliver was on TV last night with his new show; Save With Jamie. I have to be honest though, I don’t think he has anything on my friend, Saethwr. Especially when it comes to  kitchen skills. How useful would a dragon be as a culinary assistant? Creme Brulee for one. Baked Alaska, check! Any…

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At Home With The Furries and Wired Magazine (Italy)

Wired Italia have just featured the furries over eight pages in their August Issue and it’s a little bit special. I’m very pleased with the design and treatment of the series, there’s a DPS of Twinky, the otter fishing and there’s a few new images featured as well: the amazing Pazuzu and Rebel for example.…

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Fangorn The Tiger- At Home With The Furries

After we’d breathed fire with Saethwr, we headed off to Swansea to meet up with a tiger. Fangorn tweeted me after the Sunday Times ran the furry series saying he would love to take part in the project, and once I’d seen his suit I had to agree. It’s what we call in the trade…

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Saethwr the Dragon-At Home With The Furries

Two weeks ago, I photographed a red dragon who lives in Cardiff, there I’ve said it. Surely I don’t have to explain any further. Saethwr, pronounced Sa-thea is a furry with a particulary interesting fursuit, one of most unique in the UK, he’s a great big dragon with massive wings. We’ve been speaking for a…

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The furries take a Time Out!

In today’s Time Out London, you’ll find a nice little feature I worked on with the legendary Alix Fox, a report on the Londonfurs weekender. There’s a big boat trip this Friday, I’ll be popping along on the Saturday for a pint so see you there! To see more of my furry adventures including the…

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50 States in 30 Days-An interview with Mark Chilvers-Photographer

Mark Chilvers started as a photographer with The Independent in 1998. Since then he’s not only shot numerous assignments for the Indy and Sindy ( Independent on Sunday) but has developed a real taste for travel reportage photography and portraiture to boot. Clients include The Guardian Weekend, The Observer, The Independent, Time magazine, Stern and…

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Pazuzu vs Kebab-At Home With The Furries

Spoiler Alert: There were no kebabs eaten, I think Pazuzu is really a secret salad eater. Soon as we got in there, he could not make up his mind. A sure sign of someone who’s guzzling sorrel, lettuce and tomatoes on a regular basis. Pazuzu is quite unusual for a furry as he really plays…

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Pazuzu and Fruitloop-At Home With The Furries

As if meeting a motorbike riding raptor wasn’t enough, a short costume change later and we have two very different personalities. Pazuzu and Fruitloop, a demon lord and a bat respectively. Pazuzu kicks off to a very innocent question from me about where he’s from, informing me in quite strident tones that he’s not merely…

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Rebel and Godzuki-At Home With The Furries

A dinosaur on a motorbike, well stranger things have happened although I’m struggling to think of anything this recent. Anyway this was a velociraptor, only the coolest dino on the block. Saturday saw us (that is me and Lauren Marchant-my assistant) head up to Milton Keynes to continue with the furry project. Her name is…

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