On Wednesday 26th February 2003 I'd been
to see the hygienist at the dentist, always an appalling
Shaky and a bit dizzy after all the pain of scraping and dental plucking I thought it might be rebellious to immediately go and buy a large cafe latte, smoke some cigarettes and read the paper, somewhat to reclaim myself, as a treat. Page 7 of The Guardian: "Intimate Exposure, First smile captured on film in Britain". Mary Dillwyn was "a pioneer in the infancy of the camera", her album of mid nineteenth century photographs that had just been bought for the nation documents "intimate spontaneity" using radical short-exposures.