Author archives: Galina Walls

  • #1daywithoutus - Dumfries and Galloway style

  • Being Russian, I couldn't help noticing the rising tensions around migrants and migration as the Brexit vote was approaching. The worrying tendency was to downplay and reject the value of the migrants' contribution to British economy and cultural life. To oppose this covert racism, a nation-wide cam[...]
  • Radio DMC | Dumfries Music Conference 2016

  • Dumfries Music Conference has turned into one of the main music industry events for young Dumfries and Galloway performers, with workshops, live music opportunities, an exhibition, special invited guests and of course Radio DMC.This is the second time Radio DMC live broadcast showcasing young lo[...]
  • Dumfries urban location recce

  • Most of my street photography in Dumfries is an urban location recce in some form or another. I collect these places patiently through my camera viewfinder and let them fill up the virtual memory cells of my brain. Then I wander back at various times of the day checking on the light as the sun rays [...]
  • Carlisle Fringe 2016

  • Carlisle Fringe 2016 was an impressive new urban performance and street theatre platform presented and run by the talented (and extremely hardworking) team of Electric Theatre Workshop. Carlisle city centre was taken over for three days by actors, comedians, dancers and musicians offering quality st[...]
  • Road repairs - Dumfries street photography

  • John had a dental appointment in town and I tagged along for some deliberate practice in Dumfries street photography (and to check the lens after repairs). I had about 20 minutes and needed to pick one location, one subject and one story.I found my unsuspecting subjects of the day in Queensbury[...]