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Random Stuff #31

17 February 2015. Yeah! It’s pancake day. Which explains why the Other Half is slaving away in the kitchen making Yotam’s kale and cheese pikelets whilst I’m freaking out. What? Did you say 17 February? Already? My. I had plans for … Continue reading

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The month of – January 2015

A few days in Cornwall at the very beginning of the year. Constantine Bay. Stormy. Wind swept. I stared at the high waves for hours. An incredible day. Two gigs. The only two gigs booked for the year to date … Continue reading

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Elmer the Elephant, Books about Town – Greenwich, August 2014

The last of the Greenwich trail book benches is Elmer the Elephant. David McKee’s beloved story of Elmer is about celebrating differences and diversity and accepting one’s true colours. The bench has colour, patterns… and elephants. It was always going … Continue reading

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Books about Town – Greenwich, August 2014

Books about Town. 50 unique benches –  designed by local artists and famous names to celebrate London’s literary heritage and reading for enjoyment – appeared in London early July. They’re around until 15 September and at the end of the … Continue reading

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Making Colour – National Gallery, August 2014

© National Gallery Making Colour. I often wonder how curators come up with new exhibitions. In this instance, scientists have taken some of the works the gallery owns and shed light on how the colours were made or used. It’s … Continue reading

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Random Stuff #27

I’m making lists, lots of lists. And plans, lots of plans. This is either a further example of procrastination, or good things are about to happen. We’ll see. Enjoy this week’s links.   > If you’re anywhere near Nelson B.C. over … Continue reading

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Random Stuff #26

I’m all over the place at the moment. I want to do so many things and I end up doing hardly anything. I want to get the garden ready for the summer, and yet I fear that the summer’s almost … Continue reading

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Russian Revolutionary Posters – Tate Modern, May 2014

Glasnost and perestroika. ‘Openness’ and ‘re-organisation’. Two words I strongly associate with my younger self. Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader at the time, was working to bring an end to the Cold War. These were dangerous times. Would we have peace, finally? Or were we … Continue reading

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Gerhard Richter – Tate Modern, 4 May 2014

ARTIST ROOMS: Gerhard Richter – London. I don’t know how long these artist rooms have been going but I like the concept. Focus on one artist. Show a couple of works. We enjoyed the Dan Flavin room back in October and … Continue reading

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Random Stuff #24

What a lovely Bank Holiday weekend we had. Cooperative weather, some exhibitions, a film, lots of sleep and plenty of home time some of which we used for home improvement projects. Yeah. A variety of links for your perusal and … Continue reading

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