Tag Archives: Daniel Meadows

Talking Picture no. 20: Julian Watson — Daniel Meadows

As mentioned last time, the blog has moved…!

The latest Daniel Meadows movie from his archive at the Library of Birmingham, ref MS 2765. Shot at Daniel’s sister’s wedding in 1974, which is mentioned in The Bus: The Free Photographic Omnibus, 1973-2001, published in 2001.

Talking Picture no. 20: Julian Watson — Daniel Meadows

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Talking Picture no. 27: Peter Tatham by Daniel Meadows

A vertigo inducing movie from Daniel Meadows in Rochdale this week, and the book I will publish this Thursday matches it. Steeplejack 1976.

Talking Picture no. 27: Peter Tatham by Daniel Meadows

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I have been working on a new Café Royal site to try and combine the blog, archive and recent publications rather than have them in different places. So, here is the new site. I’ll be adding to the archive over time and for the next few weeks I’ll continue the blog here, but please start to follow the new blog,

http://www.caferoyalbooks.com/blog/

 

Talking Picture no. 26: Jim ‘Lewey’ Sutton — Daniel Meadows

Talking Picture no. 26: Jim ‘Lewey’ Sutton from the Daniel Meadows archive at the Library of Birmingham, ref MS 2765.

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Talking Picture no. 25: Charlie Sutton — Daniel Meadows

This Thursday I will be releasing the fourth book in the series of eight stories by Daniel Meadows Weldone Boiler Fluers 1976-1977. These eight are from the larger series of 40 that Daniel is releasing weekly until summer, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Free Photographic Omnibus; each a small part of his archive, held at the Library of Birmingham.

Charlie Sutton.

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Talking Picture no. 19: Italo Rigali — Daniel Meadows

Talking Picture no. 19: Italo Rigali by Daniel Meadows
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Another great movie from Daniel Meadows’ archive at the Library of Birmingham. Three weeks ago I was lucky enough to hear Daniel sing along, ‘live in Preston’, to Bollard Calypso.

Talking Picture no. 18: The Broxton Brothers — Daniel Meadows

The main pigeon man, resting in a wall.

Talking Picture no. 18: The Broxton Brothers

Robert and James Broxton, Easington Colliery, Co. Durham.  September 1974.

The Daniel Meadows Archive is at the Library of Birmingham, catalogue no: MS 2765.

Talking Picture no. 23: Stanley Replies — Daniel Meadows

This week’s release from Daniel Meadows and Stanley Graham is proof of the value of engagement and collaboration. Stanley’s home made movie. Excellent.

If you’re new to Daniel’s work, please look at his Photobus website, and in particular, the digital storytelling section.

The Daniel Meadows Archive is at the Library of Birmingham, catalogue no: MS 2765.

Talking Picture no. 23: Stanley Replies — Daniel Meadows
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Talking Picture no. 21: Stanley Graham — Daniel Meadows

Stanley Graham and his engine, ideas for a ‘well balanced life’ and avoiding stress. Excellent, my favourite so far from the Daniel Meadows Archive (Library of Birmingham, catalogue no: MS 2765).

I’m publishing this Thursday Bancroft Shed Engine House 1976, by Daniel Meadows. More of Stanley and the engine then…

Talking Picture no. 21: Stanley Graham — Daniel Meadows
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Talking Picture no. 17: Mr Cothrow — Daniel Meadows

This week’s movie from the Daniel Meadows Archive…
Talking Picture no. 17: Mr Cothrow
The perils, pitfalls and pleasures of competitive leek growing.
The Daniel Meadows Archive is at The Library of Birmingham, ref:MS2765
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Talking Picture no. 16: George Hepple — Daniel Meadows

George Hepple, a retired blacksmith from Haltwhistle, as featured in  Living Like This (Meadows, Daniel. 1975. Living Like This: Around Britain in the Seventies. London: Arrow.) .

The Daniel Meadows Archive is in the Library of Birmingham.

Talking Picture no. 16: George Hepple
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