Tag Archives: Photography

Random Stuff #25

Woah. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Apologies. The sun was shining, and I opted to make the most of it seeing as it probably won’t last that long. We went to a gig. A friend visited from overseas. And … Continue reading

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Random Stuff #22

Today is Earth Day. There is so much beauty everywhere. Enjoy!   > In poetry. A green song (true fact, I used to sing Wendy Cope’s poem every time I used to go to the bottle bank). Let’s all look after this beautiful … Continue reading

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C. A. Mathew ~ Photographs of Spitalfields a century ago – Eleven Spitalfields, April 2014

In Crispin St, looking towards the Spitalfields Market (C. A. Mathew) On the morning of Saturday 20th April, 1912, our photographer walked the short distance from Liverpool Street Station into the heart of Spitalfields, taking his camera with him. What … Continue reading

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Random Stuff #19

Aha. Have you noticed that the non-rainy weather is sticking? Lovely. I have baked my cake and not only did the baking go okay, the cake’s tasty too! Work is progressing here on our bathroom design. We’ve narrowed down the … Continue reading

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Random Stuff #16

So, the good news is that I’m now back at work full time. The greater news is that I have a lot of leave to take… and so I was at home yesterday, and it did me the world of … Continue reading

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MASS OBSERVATION: THIS IS YOUR PHOTO – Photographers’ Gallery, September 2013

(via Archives hub) At 11am this morning, I was in the garden raking yet more leaves. It was extremely quiet. I wondered what my neighbours were up to. Having brunch? Reading the paper? Out Christmas shopping? Where were they all? … Continue reading

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Sebastião Salgado: Genesis – National History Museum, August 2013

There was a lot to see, and we took our time. This was an exhibition to savour. Sebastião Salgado’s photographs are enticing and often thought-provoking. I remember reading a quote from Salgado about how the survival of ancient tribes and … Continue reading

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