Beyonce Knowles : too big to fail
The diva is at a critical mass where so much energy is invested in her worship, the blandness of her music is ignored - and so too are better musicians.
Why my faith in scientists is under threat
I believe strongly in science and the scientific method. However, the "celebrity status" of some scientists is creating a new dogma that's almost religious.
Have we created the slums of the future?
The rush to build apartment blocks and low cost housing means corners are being cut. The effects will rear their head in a decade or two in our new slums.
The philosophy of surrealism
Surrealism is about more than melting clocks and strange photographs. Underlying it is a philosophy that's sound in places, bizarre in others. Like the art.
Gay marriage – or why respect for religion AND homosexuality must be the winner
You know what, I really couldn’t have given a shit about gay marriage. I was completely apathetic about the whole thing. And I get the feeling 90% of the population probably wouldn’t have noticed or cared or really had much of an opinion about it if someone had quietly passed a law that said gay […]
Amanda : my first studio shoot
A selection of shots from my first studio shoot. The fun we had putting these together is something I've carried into my work ever since.
A shoot with Clap4Me, an urban crew from London. One of the last shoots I did with musicians, and one that stands out for being a non-stop laugh.