by the gentle author

Photographer Jenny Lewis has taken a hundred portraits of people in the East End aged between zero and one hundred. Below I have published a selection of favourites and you can find them all in her book One Hundred Years.

“It’s clear to me now, from the people I’ve met while making ‘One Hundred Years,’ that every sorrow we endure helps us live a little deeper, love a little stronger, experience the world with a few more hues. Human interaction has an energy. It recharges the batteries in a way nothing else can. Working on this series has changed how I want to engage with the world, and the people in it.”


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