Category Archives: street art

Street Art: The Covid Edition #streetart #shoreditch

As part of trying to get out more I decided to go visit the parts of East London where there’s always at lot of street art, just to see what lockdown, covid, BLM, crap politicians Trump, etcetera has stimulated. There … Continue reading

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Scratches – One Man’s Art Is Another Man’s Crime

‘Bloody vandalism.’ ‘It’s street art.’ ‘Give me a break, Logan. These yobbos don’t care about art.’ ‘Some of it’s really clever and they’re not breaking anything…’ ‘So it’s ok to cover someone’s house in paint?’ ‘Often the owner wants it…’ … Continue reading

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Niceland: #iceland Part 3

Iceland had lived up to its own stereotype: the geology is otherworldly, converting your bill into sterling is like rubbing soap in your eyes, and the weather swings from chilly to downright parky and back again. The capital, Reykjavík, is … Continue reading

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Street Art Shoreditch 2017

I went on another street art tour around Shoreditch. This is a review and I thoroughly recommend it if you are free one afternoon in London. It is a fascinating thing to do, often confusing as you come across a … Continue reading

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Painting a Love Story #streetart #dulwich festival #shortstory

Over the weekend Dulwich festival has included a local street art tour and commissioned a new piece for the entrance to the long disused Crystal Palace High level railway tunnel in Sydenham Hill Woods. I took some pictures and a story sort of emerged (with apologies … Continue reading

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O is for Odd balls, Old Street and Street Art #atozchallenge

Today is intended to be very visual. If you’ve followed me for any length of time you will know I really – as in REALLY – enjoy street art. We have a fair selection in my corner of South London … Continue reading

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D is for Dulwich #atozchallenge

‘The house I have taken,’ said Mr. Pickwick, ‘is at Dulwich. It has a large garden, and is situated in one of the most pleasant spots near London. It has been fitted up with every attention to substantial comfort; perhaps … Continue reading

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A daub here and a splash there

Regular readers will know that I enjoy street art – classy graffiti if you will. Recently I’ve come across a few more examples and so, to jolly up your drab lives, dear readers I give you.. STUFF!  

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Chewing on art

I love street art, those ephemeral curios that inhabit our public spaces. They enliven the sometimes bleak urban landscape, they showcase a talent that might otherwise remain hidden and they slow us down in what would otherwise be a pell … Continue reading

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Street Art Shoreditch revisited

I happened to find myself in Shoreditch off to a meeting of a charity and as soon as I alighted from the Overground at the station I spotted a new piece not there on my last visit some months ago. … Continue reading

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