Annual controlled burning across the New Forest can look alarming but the process has real benefits for the Forest environment and the area will quickly recover. The practice is still widely used in spring time, particularly on grouse moors in northern England, to promote the regeneration of fresh young growth. It also has the additional benefit of reducing ticks and the risk of Lymes Disease.
Avant garde musical pioneer Matthew Herbert is a musician, composer and producer working predominately in the field of electronic music. In this feature Matthew discusses the making of “The State Between Us”, a Brexit album contemplating what it means to be British in 2018
What a thrill to meet Stella on a recent shoot for British Airways. A very chilled afternoon with our own allocated Boeing aircraft and landing area. Stella Parton, who ‘hails from one of America’s most legendary country music families’ was in London to promote the new direct route from Heathrow to Nashville.
A year on from the terror attack at London Bridge, ES magazine revisited the famous Borough Market to see how the traders have bounced back. Photographing the various characters it was clear to see the sense of unity and camaraderie amongst all who work at the capital’s oldest market. Former offshore fisherman Paul Day, 55, whose stall, Sussex Fish describes the first week back after the incident:
‘I’ve never seen anything like it — the reaction was amazing,’ he says, tears welling up. ‘The amount of hugging! There’s a young girl who walks through here in the mornings on her way to school called Matilda and she came through with a heart she’d made for me and her dad said, “She’s been really worried about you.” I just broke down in tears.’
Studio: Clapham Studios
Assistant: Todd Hickey
Retouching: Jamie Curry
Beth Ditto, Former leader of ‘The Gossip’, is back with her first solo album, Fake Sugar.
Photographed for Q Magazine in London.