Monthly Archives: December 2010

Wrapped car

Post Christmas, post snow a car remains wrapped. Photo: Mowbray Road, Cambridge 28th December 2010

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Bridge works

Hills Road Bridge has undergone major restructuring to allow the Guidedbus to pass underneath.  The layout of lanes has been radically altered.  Work continues on a new junction for an access road to the railway station.  Blue rope plays its … Continue reading

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Green Street

Green Street, Cambridge, 22nd December 2010 The windows of vacant shops often become showcases for works of art to camouflage the tentacles of recession.  No sculptures these, but the lighting seems artfully contrived.  Is their nakedness a sign of the success … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

21st December, the Winter Solstice, even at mid-day and with snow aplenty Cambridge looks dour and grey from the top of a Citi 3 bus.

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Feeling for snow

Snow White poster, Cambridge, 20th December 2010 One feels sorry for all those souls languishing at Heathrow, but snow can be a treat: it transforms the suburbs and leaves humorous traces.

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More snow

Lilac Close, Cambridge, 19th December 2010 Three inches of snow late yesterday.  Even in Cambridge, ‘Cycle City’, transport suffers.

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In Syria

Damascus, Syria, 6th September 2010 Syria is a country of friendly people, fascinating places and surprises.  Not the least of the surprises is the bold display of outre attire in the souks.

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Silent figures

This is the first post in Silent Figures. Headless, armless, bodiless and emotionless.  Couture clad and admired; naked, outré and demure; dressed for work and jobless.   Dummies, models, mannequins: silent figures, uncomplaining sales assistants in the army of commerce.

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Frost picture

Cherry Hinton Hall, 7th December 2010 Frozen fog falling from the trees drifted along the path to reveal this transient outline.

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Cambridge after freezing fog 7th December 2010

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M23

Unsuccessful attempt to get to the Tony Ray-Jones exhibition at Christ’s Hospital School.

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