Monthly Archives: January 2015

Travels – On the Road: Real and Virtual

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In recent posts about my book of travel photographs I’ve taken inspiration from The Open Road, while being cautious about drawing too close an analogy between this and what I’m trying to do. However, perhaps I’ve been too cautious. The … Continue reading

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Football Memories

Perhaps the memory of Cambridge United holding Manchester United to a 0-0 draw at the Abbey Stadium on 23rd January 2015 will last longer than the banners. Photo: Cambridge United banner, January 2015

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Light 15

Photo: Light 15         Photo: Light 15a

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Model Men

The post on 14th December 2014 noted the preponderance of female mannequins in shop windows.  They invariably project an idealised view of the female figure.  There is no discrimination here: men are treated the same, no beer guts, but a … Continue reading

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Light 14

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Light 13

Photo: Light 13, December 2014         Photo: Light 13a, December 2014

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L’Amour fou

When I saw examples of Hans Bellmer’s Poupee in the ‘Silent Partners’ exhibition (post 13 November 2014) they triggered a recollection of something I had seen in London some years ago. After digging through memories and diaries I came up … Continue reading

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Light 12

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Travel – Valuing the Everyday

I’ve spent time with The Open Road (see post 9th December 2014), reading Campany’s introduction to each photographer and studying the images. Coming from different eras, different worlds, they reflect the motifs and concerns of their time. Their views of … Continue reading

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Closer Partners

I revisited the ‘Silent Partners’ exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum of Friday to make some further revisions to my post of 13th November 2014.  While there I bought a copy of The Erotic Doll: A Modern Fetish by Marquard Smith … Continue reading

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Dec Bike

Photo: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, January 2015

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Paris 1990

Photo: Place des Voges, Paris, May 1990

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