An hour plus this morning wrestling with photography as art. Some photographs are, but not all, any more than all canvases daubed with paint are. Then walking by the river to clear our minds and the air. Silent boathouses in … Continue reading
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‘Postcards from Great Britain is a new largescale project from Shutter Hub which invites photographers to share their visions of British culture through photographic images and create conversations and exchange. Exhibitions will be held in locations across Europe, with related events, … Continue reading
Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union. Totals for the Cambridge City area were: remain 42, 682 (73.8%); leave 15,117 (26.2%). Rejected ballot papers: 53.
Rook under a lime tree, Mowbray Road, Cambridge, yesterday. The corvidae are among the most intelligent of birds. This one, probably hit by a car, was not quite clever enough.
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‘Analog Sea is a small community of writers and artists wishing to maintain contemplative life in the digital age. We publish high quality printed books and a biannual journal, The Analog Sea Review. Our mission is to support what we … Continue reading
13th November: Walking round Fulbourn Fen; stately oaks and a magnificent beech with bifurcated trunk. 14th November: ‘The Susurrations of Trees’, Radio 4; Bob Gilbert on how poets and musicians capture the distinctive sounds of trees; Lisa Knapp incorporates the … Continue reading
Final copies of Undertow (see post 191015) arrived from Blurb on the 4th November. I was pleased, and relieved, to find that the printing matched the standard achieve in the draft (not always the case, I’m afraid). I’ve now pasted … Continue reading
‘Residents living in flats overlooked by the Tate Modern on London’s Southbank have lost their High Court bid to stop “hundreds of thousands of visitors” looking into their homes from the art gallery’s viewing platform. Mr Justice Mann dismissed their … Continue reading
Long Drove runs north-east straight for two and a half miles from Cottenham into the Fens; add another mile and a half of dog legs and you end up on the bank of the Great Ouse. Drove: a herd or … Continue reading
Anglesey Abbey is holding its ‘Nature by Night – Nature by Light – Winter Lights’ celebration at the end of November and beginning of December. Past experience suggests that it will be beautiful and spectacular, weather regardless. But more beautiful … Continue reading
The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum today – no pictures , but a few interesting quotes. ‘A new world of sights and wonders, was indeed, opened by photography, which was not less astounding because it was truth itself.’ … Continue reading