Ian O'Leary started this project after moving to Saint Leonards in 2019, and exhibited it at the Hastings Arts Forum in September 2021.
Maybe it's the sea, or the great light, or perhaps it's the mix of the architecture, or the crazy mixed up urban landscape and people. All this somehow blends to make a unique place which provides a home to so many brilliant and talented artists, musicians, poets, actors, dancers, and makers.
This book is about a strange and unlikely area on the south coast of England that somehow seems to work as magnet for a host of wonderful, creative people, who rub along with each other, but perhaps don't really fit in anywhere else.
29 pages of photographs and texts