Monthly Archives: November 2011

Craft & Design at South Hill Park…20 years on!

As I stepped through the entrance of South Hill Park for their annual Craft and Design Fair the other day, it occurred to me that (gulp) I had been coming to this event, on and off, for exactly 20 years! … Continue reading

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“Degas and the Ballet”: a personal exploration of the relationship between photography and art

So I know I mentioned a few days ago that was up in London – well, the main reason for my trip was to go to the Degas exhibition at the Royal Academy. Entitled “Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement”, … Continue reading

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Kate Bush: 50 words for wonderful…

…I would use them all here!  Or even just one word adequate to convey the intense surge of anticipation I experience whenever there is a new Kate Bush album in the offing would do. This morning felt like Christmas, my … Continue reading

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The Christmas garden

I’ve just spent a lovely couple of hours at West Green House Gardens visiting their Christmas Fair and this has become such an annual fixture in my diary that I only ever really feel that the Christmas season has started … Continue reading

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Taking Liberty

A couple of days ago, I found myself amidst all the hustle and bustle of London’s Regent Street shortly after sunset and it was only then that it really hit me – like a sledgehammer – that, in commercial terms, … Continue reading

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Vivid green and rolling

Another memorable walk from the weekend generated some photos of quite stunning green hills – and these are already some of the most stunning green and rolling hills hereabouts and another favourite walk of mine but, on this occasion, they … Continue reading

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The Diamond and the Bridge: A Real Gem of a Story

I’ve spoken many times before about Swallowfield Park, a favourite place to walk and constant supply of something new for my camera, whether its a flock of sheep crossing the bridge or a memorable sunset. This weekend, it was all … Continue reading

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