I have been asked to make a piece of work around a public place in Stranraer. I took time yesterday to look for the house that my Grandfather was born in:

monkey puzzle

Monkey puzzle tree in the garden

railing tip

Rusted railing

The house is abandoned and boarded up. I found a hole broken through the boarding on an outbuilding – usually I am interested in who would have made the hole and what they were doing in the building, but on this occasion when I pulled the camera back out into the day light I was looking for the original inhabitants in the image.

This is what the camera recorded:



Hidden Spaces – a month of blogs by members about their hidden space – whether they be real, imagined, unbuilt, cut-off from the public, demolished, spiritually significant or politically sublimated. Read more from the series.