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As a photographer I’m lucky to be able to contribute to the area’s most popular free community magazine. Not only that, the subjects tell me all about their lives, and then hopefully I write an interesting story. It’s a collaborative effort – and maybe because of that on some level I’ve made lots of friends.
Robin Mills went to Lyme Regis to meet Fran Williams. This is her story. ‘My family weren’t originally from Bridport; we moved there when I was very young. My Dad was a teacher with young people who had behavioural difficulties. Read more »
Robin Mills went to Bridport to meet musician Mitch Norman. This is his story. My family came from Swindon, Wiltshire, to Bridport when I was a boy. My parents bought a snack bar in South Street, which was the only Read more »
Robin Mills went to Toller Whelme, Dorset, to meet film maker Havana Marking. I was born in the original Charing Cross Hospital, which was proper central London, on the Strand. I grew up in the West End, when the West Read more »
Robin Mills went to Winsham, Somerset, to meet writer James Crowden. This is his story. “I was born in January 1954 in Stoke Damerel, a roughish bit of Plymouth overlooking Devonport Dockyard. Father was in the Navy and ended up Read more »
Robin Mills went to Lyme Regis to meet Chetna Lawless. This is her story. “I was born in White Plains, New York, about an hour’s drive north of New York City. My mother’s grandparents came from Italy, but her parents Read more »
Robin Mills went to Poundbury, Dorchester to meet Howard Payton. This is his story. “I’ve had a very varied and sometimes complicated life, which is definitely what I intended; people sometimes tell me I would have been better off sticking Read more »
Robin Mills went to Tatworth, Somerset, to meet voice actor Ellie Baer. This is her story. “I was born in northern New Jersey, USA; Mom was from Brooklyn, Dad from Washington Heights. My mother was an identical twin: her last Read more »
Robin Mills went to Bradford Abbas, Sherborne, to meet Dawn Warr. This is her story. “When I was born in 1960, my dad was under-keeper for Lord Normanton at Somerley, near Ringwood. I’ve got two brothers; Harry, 9 years older Read more »
Robin Mills went to Lyme Regis to meet artist David West. This is his story. “I was born in 1939, in South London; the war had just started. I had a brother two years older, and a sister born a Read more »
Robin Mills went to Somerton, Somerset, to meet Gavin Pretor-Pinney. This is his story. “I was born and brought up in London, but my father is from here in Somerset, and my mother’s from the States, from New York. In Read more »