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The Looking Glass

A reconstruction of a time of innocence and the reclamation of a family archive.  The book 'Looking Glass' addresses the dislocation experienced on revisiting my hometown and the submersion of fragmented childhood memories.

A potent mixture of facts, feelings and half-forgotten photographs blend together with images of treasured artefacts.

"Is it possible to preserve a memory, or are they like history an inevitable series of adaptations re-told in numerous different versions as we progress through our lives. Sometimes it is a sudden recollection that sparks a journey back in time triggered by sight, sound or smell that is purer before we have the chance to analyse our feelings or responses..."