I was born in London in 1963 of Irish immigrant parents.
I remained in London till 1969 when the family returned to Ireland.
I always think of myself as Irish but a Londoner as well. This was reinforced with me later as I never returned to London until I was married and even then it was around 2004 when I finally did make the trip.
It awoke in me my sense of belonging to my sense of London.
I have since returned to London in October 2008 and the resulting photographs make up this volume.
It is even more ironic as I now commute from my home in Co. Kerry Ireland to Southampton, where I work for ESB International. I do this with a every second week trip through London.
I hope the photographs in this book give you a flavor of todays London.