Welcome to Oldham #5

Welcome to Oldham; it’s the title of my new photobook.

I took a trip into Oldham town centre and took some photographs of the shops and doorways on a Monday morning. The town doesn’t look as welcoming as it once did:

Welcome to Oldham - Visible Word - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I wrote a passionate essay about my feelings for the Oldham I remember and the Oldham it has become; and then some thoughts on the Oldham it might be.

I made a book of my photographs:

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And then made it available to buy here:

Welcome to Oldham - book cover - (c) Visible Word

Welcome to Oldham: Home of the tubular bandage.

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