Paul Stafford

Paul Stafford is a travel journalist and photographer based in Birmingham but often found anywhere that is not at all like Birmingham. He writes for BBC Travel, Euronews, Rough Guides and many others. He also makes and releases music as one half of the rock duo First Frontier.

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Yelena Yemchuk’s Odesa: A floating dreamland

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following the Russian invasion of Crimea in 2014, Yelena Yemchuk spent five years travelling to the southern Ukraine city of Odesa to document young people volunteering to join the army. Underpinned by a sense of curiosity and wonder, Yemchuk’s upcoming photobook is a reminder of the love and lives of the young Ukrainian people now faced with war

14 April 2022