Amateur Photographer

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According to psychologist and author Christian Jarrett, roughly a third of people in the UK collect something. From traffic cones to old bars of soap (yes, really) it appears we get a kick out of filling our spare bedrooms with ephemera. Over the past 40 years I have collected shells, records (specifically12in picture discs), postcards, old letters, magazines and, of

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