Category Archives: sculpture

Gone Weston, Young Man #bankholiday #seaside #surprises

I like to nostalge with the best of folks but one place where I don’t hanker for a glorious past is the Great British seaside resort. As a child I spent two weeks with my family at Herne Bay every … Continue reading

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Hugh’s prompt is to capture a picture that captures the essence of solitude. This is what Hugh says: What do you think about when the word solitude is mentioned? For some, it can mean getting some valuable time to spend … Continue reading

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Brixton: a place of continuity and change

One  thing I adore about living in London is that I’m connected here by family links going back over at least 120 years. And I’m even more connected to the small grubby part of South London around Brixton. When I … Continue reading

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Kia-Ora days one and two glass bridges and a prickly pair

We made it. Me from London via Singapore and the Lawyer via LA and Tahiti from Lima. I brought us a mascot. We’re a wee bit dozy so decided on a walk around the Quay area. We found the university … Continue reading

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Dulwich street art – part 3

There has been a delay to part three of the tour for which I apologise but here, for those who have patiently followed this far is the concluding part. Parts one and two can be found here and here.  We … Continue reading

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My Kinda Town – part two

Sometimes I felt like Hodge. Stalking Fleet Street, in the shoes of a clever man (or in my case the clever men and women I worked with). Today I want to tell you about Fleet Street, but this is not … Continue reading

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Dulwich Street Art – part two

My first post explained the tour we, the Textiliste and I undertook and introduced you to the commission of the street art in 2013 as part of the Dulwich festival. The idea was to ask famous street artists to interpret … Continue reading

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Dulwich Street Art – part one

I started writing this post, intending to cover the complete Dulwich Street Art tour in one but I have realised this needs to be broken into two or three separate posts. This, therefore is post one. The rest will follow … Continue reading

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My kinda town (number one)

There may be not number two but just in case… This is number one. Well, actually it is number two really since I posted on a church in Brick Lane back at the end of June but counting is boring. Sorry, … Continue reading

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Suffolk’s oddities

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