John Paul Kirkham

Poet - Writer - Photographer in Liverpool. Enjoy the photographs and free books including the autobiography "I Saw Her Standing There"

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A new updated and greatly expanded edition of the autobiography “I Saw Her Standing There” - and it’s back again to Liverpool in the late 1970s. A Bohemian tale of love and life as it was and still is. Featuring a new introduction by the band Hawkwind and concluding with an epilogue collaborating with Rod Clements and Lindisfarne who was more than kind in allowing some of his words at the books conclusion. Included in these extra forty pages and published here for the very first time are a selection of photographs of Diana Princess of Wales taken from my personal collection.

 So get ready to rock - Free (click here) from the website or publishers worldwide 

John Paul Kirkham is a poet, photographer and writer living in the City of Liverpool and is the author of twenty books and collaborations including the well known anthology of poetry “In Violet” and the autobiography "I Saw Her Standing There" and is the official biographer of two Italian saints: Clare of Assisi and Gemma Galgani of Lucca. 

John Paul studied in the 1970’s at the Laird School of Art in Merseyside leading to a long career as a photographer firstly in forensics (yes the scary stuff of “Silent Witness”) then general press, running a studio, advertising, documentary film making and managing Britains largest private photographic and film archive. John Paul also spent twelve years on Kensington Palace’s royal photographic rota with Her Royal Highness Diana - Princess of Wales and over the years has featured on television, radio and as a real life character in Blake Morrisons book of stories "Too True"