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Photography

Rick McGinnis, a photogragrapher from Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

An interview with photographer Rick McGinnis

I still have a list, which includes people from that original list (including Iggy Pop, Bryan Ferry, Brian Eno and John Cooper Clarke), ones I’ve added since (such as Jarvis Cocker and Jackie Stewart) or have become fascinated with recently (including Dolly Parton and David Hockney).

by × June 29, 2019 × 1 comment

Experiences

Canadian troops training at Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert, California, USA

Training for Afghanistan in the Mojave Desert

Fort Irwin was established during World War Two as an artillery training base. It was closed in the early ‘70s and reopened again, becoming the home of the National Training Center, where troops trained for potential combat scenarios. It’s the home of twelve mock villages, and the Canadians were being deployed for manoeuvres in two of them, where they’d encounter Farsi-speaking “villagers” and hostile “insurgents”.

by × May 23, 2019 × 0 comments
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