Category Archives: street art

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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