A Model Child

A Model Child

Owing to the chosen profession of my Great Grandfather, William Blacker, I am fortunate to own a substantial collection of photographs of Elva during her childhood. As the only girl, and second of three children born to professional photographers, William and Clara,...
Middle Child

Middle Child

There’s no two ways about it.  If alive today, Elva would  make a fascinating case study for those in the field of birth order psychology. As the second of three children and also the only girl, her position in the Blacker family led to a life time of emotional...
It all began at 107 Brighton Road

It all began at 107 Brighton Road

The lock is stiff but my fathers’ thick fingers make light work of our entry.  It is spring, 1984 and at six-and-a-half I have never knowingly been to this house before, but for the moment at least, a not quite tangible sense of familiarity and peace contradicts the...

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