Latest work on migration

A real treasure trove of ideas and drawings from children at St John’s Catholic Primary School, Camborne, west Cornwall. We visited the school earlier in November (2021) to talk about migration – people on the move. Anyone might need to leave home to find work. We left cardboard cut-out suitcases with them and asked them […]

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Bags carried by the homeless

We actually met Candy as part of our work on migration. We’ve been looking at suitcases and bags carried by people on the move – migrants, whether economic migrants or simply people travelling long distances and crossing borders to make a new life elsewhere. But we realised other people too pack bags to take on […]

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Remembrance Day 2021

A fantastic turnout in Camborne this morning to honour the town’s war dead. An impressive parade led by Camborne Town Band ending at the church where wreaths were laid. Click on this link to hear the Band playing: https://youtu.be/j4S7j0IkYrA Alison Pooley, granddaughter of Dolcoath miner Leslie Pentecost who served in the 25th Field Ambulance with […]

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Three brothers remembered in Penzance

A good turn-out this Remembrance Day (11/11/21) at the Memorial Gardens at Penlee in Penzance. The ceremony was led by the British Legion and a bugler played the Last Post and Reveille. We laid a wreath in memory of the three Bird brothers in Penzance who tragically lost their lives in World War One. A […]

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Homeless suitcase launch in Camborne

A cold but exciting day in Camborne. Candy, who lives in the town and has known what it is like to have been homeless, unveiled the bag she has recreated for us. The backpack on display is the actual bag she took on the road with her when she found herself homeless for the first […]

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