Photos of Brighton: The Sea and the Storm

Brighton PierA solitary figure on Brighton's beachEast Street GroyneBrighton seafrontLooking west towards HoveLooking east along Volk's Electric Railway
Brighton Pier from the eastMadeira Drive archesLooking west from Madeira DriveDuke's MoundThe western breakwater at Brighton MarinaBrighton from the marina
Street art at Black RockRainbowA storm lashes the sea wallDark clouds at Black RockStorm over BrightonStorm on the western breakwater
Shelter from the stormThe calm after the stormBrighton after the stormThe sea from Banjo Groyne

Brighton: The Sea and the Storm, a set on Flickr.

This photo set is the second of three sets taken in Brighton during my visit from January 29-30, 2013 to take part in “Freedom from Torture,” an event about Guantánamo organised by the University of Sussex Amnesty International Society, featuring myself, my friend Omar Deghayes, a former Guantánamo prisoner, and Elspeth Van Veeren, a researcher and writer about Guantánamo in the university’s International Relations Department.

It was a great event, as I explained in my previous article, in which I posted the first photo set, and I was also delighted to have time to socialise — with Omar, and with my friend Jackie Chase and her family, who put me up for the night. As I explained in the previous article, Jackie runs Under the Bridge Studios, beside Brighton station, which also houses Radio Free Brighton, a community radio station stuffed full of politics and music, which has just been recognised as being in the Top 30 online stations worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

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