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Paisley Photographer – From Congo with Love

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Photography exhibition by Rankin

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Famous for his portraits of Kylie Minogue, Kate Moss and the Queen, portrait photographer Rankin presents images from his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo with Oxfam. Rankin’s photographs currently feature in a huge exhibition on London’s South Bank. Entry is free.

The images focus on the love and solidarity found in the midst of one of the world’s worst conflict zones. There are images and stories exploring romantic love, love lost, mother’s love and the kindness of strangers, as well as photos taken by Congolese villagers with Rankin’s guidance, providing an extraordinary insight into their everyday life.

for more of Rankin click here

For the Oxfam charity page click here

What is a Paisley Buddy?

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The saying Paisley Buddy applies to every person who is from Paisley and is believed to be a corruption of the old Scottish term for bodies. It has been used for many centuries to describe the townsfolk of Paisley and its origins are now in the dim and distant past.

Other towns around Scotland have their local names if you are from Glasgow you are a Weegie and if your from Edinburgh you are called Edinbuggers and you will find more Scottish townsfolk have other names..

So if your from Paisley you are a Buddy..

Paisley Buddy and proud.