A Furry Merry Christmas To One and All

Every year, 400 people gather for a very unusual occasion in central London, unusual in the sense that a large percentage of them will be trundling a rather large suitcase behind them. In said suitcase is an animal costume, but not just any animal costume, oh no. Not a mascot, not a onesie or a…

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Bhavvels Bunny-At Home With The Furries

I’ve got to know Bhav over the last few years of this project. I always find him sketching in a corner of a furry meet, usually surrounded by other artists. He’s a lovely chap and over the course of the last few years, he’s constructed his own suit. A furry called Aggie, (the disco gryffon…

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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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Catford Tales

This new project, which I started under the auspices of the 100 year anniversary of the completion of the Corbett Estate (the 3000 Victorian houses that were built by Archibald Corbett from 1895-1913, in Catford, south east London) has become an exploration of a local area through the people who live here. Its aims are…

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Campaign for Rhonda Wilson-9 Days Left to Help

In 1998, I was working at Jessops cameras in Leicester after finishing at University, not really having a clue about how to take my wonderful photography degree and turn that into a living. Rhonda Wilson had been a tutor to me at Nottingham Trent and had been a wonderful source of inspiration and support. At…

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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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One to watch-Phil Clarke-Hill-Photojournalist

Phil Clarke-Hill is a photographer I’ve worked with a few times, back when I was running the picture desk at Bizarre magazine. When he came to see me with his book, he was just beginning in his career. His work was good, quite raw. As I recall he’d gone off to Bolivia photographing shoe shine…

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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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