You’ll be seeing more of these guys on here soon enough – I hope.
They stand as the foundations to a rather precarious and seemingly inexhaustible project – the most of which will be comprised of images. The adopted working title is ‘Happy the Soldier Home’.
The more I study the images taken, the more I seem to lose my cognitive ability to analyse them for what they are; a group of mates heading to Cornwall to surf, drink and talk talk. But it’s more than that. They are pictures of blokes, but blokes affected by war with limbs lost and eyes scorched – or simply shot.
They are members of the Royal Marines rehabilitation unit based in Plymouth.
Whoever or whatever they are, seem to be, or other, they tolerated me, my camera and my civvy ways and for that, I am immensely appreciative.
It was an extraordinary adventure and lasted for three jaeger drenched nights and four surf sodden days.
It was necessarily great, so meet this band of blokes