Category Archives: Art

British Sundial Society Bath Conference April 2019

I know its June, but I’ve been busy.  Way back at the end of April we went to Bath for the 30th annual B.S.S. conference, held at an edge of city hotel called Bailbrook House. The best of Bath is … Continue reading

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Nyman’s for the art

On the 22nd March three of us went to Nyman’s, the National Trust property near Haywards Heath, to walk the woods and visit an exhibition of original artwork done by Jackie Morris for a set of poems written by Robert … Continue reading

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Two bits of Culture

In late December we went to see a thing which had too long a title and very little explanation, but did sound as if we would approve the politics – that’s how we culture vultures select stuff, you know. ‘The … Continue reading

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Artes Mundi 8

Below is the written part of the work by Anna Boghiguian entitled ‘A meteor fell from the sky’, shown in the previous post on Cardiff. From the stone that fell from heaven they extracted iron, made tools they worshipped & … Continue reading

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Cardiff trip

We arrived in Cardiff early afternoon and had our usual ‘coming to Cardiff’ pint of Brains at the Cottage on the St Mary’s Street.  Checked into the Travelodge on Queens Street, right by the Castle, and met friends Sue and … Continue reading

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A Borrowed Cartoon

I don’t think I should be doing this, but it has been sitting on my desk since Spring, and still makes me smile.  It used to make me laugh out loud, and I hope it makes you laugh. And, as … Continue reading

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Sedentary activity, if that makes sense.

I need to get out and walk.  Walk 5 or 6 miles, that would do. Ideally with rural views, but that’s not essential.  All I seem to be doing is going out to events and reading.  That doesn’t sound so … Continue reading

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