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Do you like pictures of miserable Russians on the metro? Do you like seeing photos of people working in coffee shops? Do you like pictures of run down building and urban decay? Then this is the blog for you..

Abandoned Womens Prison Chiang Mai Thailand

Abandoned Womens Prison Chiang Mai Thailand

Me and my brave companions found an abandoned womens prison in Chiang Mai, Thailand during my 3 months there 2019. Finding this place and actually getting inside was quite the task, I suggest you were long pants as the entrance is full of Mosquitoes, thankfully they...

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Winter in Moscow Part 2

Winter in Moscow Part 2

All the girls keep asking me for more photos of myself in Moscow, well here you go.... I love Moscow, it's a phenomenal place to go for a walk, it's incredibly safe too which surprises a lot of people who have never been there. Every time I get on the metro or the bus...

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Moscow in Winter Part 1

Moscow in Winter Part 1

I spent some time in Russia recently visiting my son and sort s**t out, as ever I thought I would risk death by taking photos of the locals while surviving some extreme winter

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Liverpool Street Art & Graffiti

Liverpool Street Art & Graffiti

Even if I'm bogged down in work and have deadlines looming I find it's good for the soul to just go for a long work and take some photo's. Liverpool is a boss place for street photography, if you want places of beauty you can fill your boots, want some urban decay...

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Darren in Cuba

Darren in Cuba

Back in 2012 I went on a very last minute trip to Cuba as I was desperate for a break after almost 6 years continuous working. For various reasons it was a life changing experience, I met my future wife, who also let me impregnate her which resulted in me moving to...

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Joys Of The Moscow Metro

Joys Of The Moscow Metro

Moscow is not the happiest of places at the best of times, everyone looks like they have just been told they have a week to live or they have to listen to Olly Murs on an instant loop, but a trip on the Moscow underground takes it to a different level, imagine the...

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URBAN MOSCOW PHOTOS

URBAN MOSCOW PHOTOS

Recently I went on a little stroll around the ever cheerful Moscow, just me and my trusty iPhone. Apologies for the instagram filters, just a phase I went through, as ever when walking through Moscow some of these photos could have resulted in the loss of life,...

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freelance graphic designer liverpool hair & beauty branding

Who The F**k Am I?

I’m Darren McChrystal, a location independent graphic designer working between Liverpool, Moscow, Budapest, Prague & Thailand. I’ve been a freelance designer since 2010, sacrifices have been made such as wives, hair etc etc but it’s been worth it.

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