Tag Archives: Grayson Perry

National Treasures #dunkirk #graysonperry

(images from my trip to the Serpentine gallery) Is it just the Brits or do all nations collect National Treasures with such zealousness, bordering on the obsessive. For those not in the know these are not objects, artefacts or grand … Continue reading

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Being a man

In the 1970s one of dad’s many blind spots was his choice of family car. ¬†As the Archaeologist pointed out to me recently we owned three of the worst ever British made cars in a period of five years. One … Continue reading

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Lending treasures

Neil MacGregor, the director of the British museum, is a national Treasure. He has been very good for that grand old institution giving it a fresh face and making it an untold success after year of seeping decline. His ‘History … Continue reading

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