Documentary + Multimedia

 

Who is Banksy?

A video explainer I created on the subject of graffiti artist Banksy's identity.

The King Edward Mine Museum Volunteers

King Edward Mine, the oldest complete mine left in Cornwall provides an insight into the county's long mining heritage. Housing some of the last remaining equipment of it's kind in the world, work to develop King Edward Mine into a museum started over 25 years ago and is managed by a team of dedicated volunteers. It is their mission to preserve this historically significant site and interpret its importance for visitors and the local community.

Maria Hocking Life Changer

Having faced adversities such as hair loss, chronic fatigue syndrome and hip dysplasia Maria Hocking learned about life balance and stress during her own personal transformation. Her treatments gave her an interest in holistic therapies and inspired her to use her story to help other people overcome their own challenges in order to feel success in their own lives. Today Maria is qualified in life coaching, hypnotherapy and visual coding displacement therapy. Her skills as a public speaker have been widely recognised and Maria continues to develop her knowledge whilst growing her business.

Predannack Air Field: 77 Years on

A visual study of Predannack Air Field to document the history and what remains at the Air Field 77 years since it was built in on the Lizard, Cornwall

 Exterior of a retired RAF Harrier GR3  Predannack has a varied history and opened in May 1941 as a satellite base for RAF Portreath. Today it is the satellite airfield for RNAS Culdrose, a restricted Ministry of Defence site and an active airfield used for flight deck training by the Royal Navy.

Exterior of a retired RAF Harrier GR3

Predannack has a varied history and opened in May 1941 as a satellite base for RAF Portreath. Today it is the satellite airfield for RNAS Culdrose, a restricted Ministry of Defence site and an active airfield used for flight deck training by the Royal Navy.

 Interior of a retired Jetstream T2  Predannack Airfield is home to many retired aircrafts and has what is referred to as an aircraft graveyard. Retired airframes of varying levels of damage at Predannack are used for rescue and crash training by the Royal Navy.

Interior of a retired Jetstream T2

Predannack Airfield is home to many retired aircrafts and has what is referred to as an aircraft graveyard. Retired airframes of varying levels of damage at Predannack are used for rescue and crash training by the Royal Navy.

 The Royal Navy School of Flight Deck Operations performs a fire fighting test at Predannack Airfield  Today Predannack is used as a practise base for the Royal Navy School of Flight Deck operations. Who use dummy aircraft frames on the site for fire extinguishing practise.

The Royal Navy School of Flight Deck Operations performs a fire fighting test at Predannack Airfield

Today Predannack is used as a practise base for the Royal Navy School of Flight Deck operations. Who use dummy aircraft frames on the site for fire extinguishing practise.

 Exterior of the Predannack Airfield Air Traffic Control Tower  The Air Traffic Control Tower at Predannack is operated by the Royal Navy who use the runways as a satellite airfield and a relief landing ground for RNAS Culdrose. The tower also houses aircraft fire fighting facilities for the Royal Navy School of Flightdeck Training.

Exterior of the Predannack Airfield Air Traffic Control Tower

The Air Traffic Control Tower at Predannack is operated by the Royal Navy who use the runways as a satellite airfield and a relief landing ground for RNAS Culdrose. The tower also houses aircraft fire fighting facilities for the Royal Navy School of Flightdeck Training.

 Remains of the Barnes Wallis Ramp  Predannack Air Field was used by aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis during the 1950s in his development of the supersonic swing-wing Swallow and Goose aircraft projects. This long ramp was used to launch radio controlled scale models, proving his concept of a 'Variable Swing-Wing' aeroplane.   

Remains of the Barnes Wallis Ramp

Predannack Air Field was used by aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis during the 1950s in his development of the supersonic swing-wing Swallow and Goose aircraft projects. This long ramp was used to launch radio controlled scale models, proving his concept of a 'Variable Swing-Wing' aeroplane.

 

Haunted Cornwall

A visual study of hauntings in Cornwall 

 St Gluvias Church, Penryn  The historic parish church of St Gluvias is said to contain a haunting manifestation in the form of the ghost of a former bell ringer who drowned at sea. Once a captain this figure is said to return on occasion from his watery grave and stand silently in the church. He has also been said to ring the church bells on occasion in the early hours of the morning.

St Gluvias Church, Penryn

The historic parish church of St Gluvias is said to contain a haunting manifestation in the form of the ghost of a former bell ringer who drowned at sea. Once a captain this figure is said to return on occasion from his watery grave and stand silently in the church. He has also been said to ring the church bells on occasion in the early hours of the morning.

 Bodmin Jail, Bodmin

Bodmin Jail, Bodmin

 Porthminster Beach, St Ives  The ghost of a shipwrecked woman is said to walk Porthminster beach carrying a lantern. She has been said to patrol the beach in search of her child who she lost in the accident. Seeing her is considered an ill-omen.

Porthminster Beach, St Ives

The ghost of a shipwrecked woman is said to walk Porthminster beach carrying a lantern. She has been said to patrol the beach in search of her child who she lost in the accident. Seeing her is considered an ill-omen.

 Lanhydrock House, Bodmin  The stately home of Lanhydrock is said to be haunted by a grey lady who wanders the gallery and drawing room; the only parts of the house that remained after a large fire burned down the house in the 19th century. The building is also said to be haunted by a man who was hanged by royalists there during the civil war.

Lanhydrock House, Bodmin

The stately home of Lanhydrock is said to be haunted by a grey lady who wanders the gallery and drawing room; the only parts of the house that remained after a large fire burned down the house in the 19th century. The building is also said to be haunted by a man who was hanged by royalists there during the civil war.

 Kennel Vale, Ponsanooth   The remains of the Kennel Vale gunpowder works are said to be haunted by the ghost of William Dunstan. A father who died after a gunpowder explosion in 1838 which caused many deaths and destroyed five mills.

Kennel Vale, Ponsanooth

The remains of the Kennel Vale gunpowder works are said to be haunted by the ghost of William Dunstan. A father who died after a gunpowder explosion in 1838 which caused many deaths and destroyed five mills.