Joy of flight. Remembering Joy Lofthouse (1923-2017).

Guest-blogger, Lee Karen Stow shares her memories of meeting Joy Lofthouse, former ATA pilot, who recently passed away. In 2012 I had the privilege of meeting, interviewing and photographing Joy Lofthouse, at the time one of the few surviving female pilots of the Second World War. The interview was part of the long-term documentary project…

Flowers from Freetown

In Freetown Week guest-blogger Gladys Cole shares her experience of creating memorial wreaths for loved ones. Flowers for us Sierra Leoneans are a symbol of love,  hope and sympathy.  We remember our loved ones who have died and honour them by arranging beautiful natural flowers wreaths to lay on their  graves. This is done on…

In Search of the Somme

Remember Me Co-Investigator and photographer Associate Professor Liz Nicol takes us on a personal journey behind the lens. As a new project unfolds, where do you begin? Especially when you have vigorously avoided anything remotely connected the subject, and in this case the subject is World War One. This blog is a reflection of the…