Category Archives: Art

Beach Art

On Monday went for a walk and beer with Eddie.  Sun shone, a lovely day, especially sitting outside at ‘Spoons on the Marina sipping good beers from Franklins Brewery.  Walked back into town along the front to call in on … Continue reading

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The Temple of Mithras – a day trip.

By train to London (Blackfriars station) and walked along the north Thames Path to near Cannon Street station where the river Walbrook once discharged into the Thames.  In Roman Londinium the banks of the Walbrook provided berthing for ships coming … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Norwich

We attended the British Sundial Society annual conference in Norwich, adding a couple of days for exploring.  Staying in the Maids Head Hotel at the end of Tombland, a very wide open space immediately outside the cathedral estate, and derived … Continue reading

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An Alice mystery solved

When we visited York last summer we spotted a fine statue of Alice (looking glass, rabbit holes, white queen, etc) in a garden visible from a part of the city walls.  But I could learn no more of it. In … Continue reading

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A seafront ramble

Last week we walked to the sea and along a bit, on our way to Shoreham for lunch with Marian.  Saw things I’d never seen before!  Bought a World Naked Gardening Day tea towel in an arty-crafty shop called Castor … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time

Amber Butchart presents this programme about recreating garments from the past, and its an interesting half hour a week.  But last week they were making a padded garment to be worn under armour, and as part of the lead-up Amber … Continue reading

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Slightly bigger full moon than usual

All that fuss about blue moons and super moons.  But it was a clear sky and that made the moon really special.  So bright!  We had just placed a sundial in the back garden, so it was an ideal opportunity … Continue reading

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