Monthly Archives: November 2019

Tree Days

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

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Undertow

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

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Tate Modern View

‘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

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Fen Landscape 36 – Long Drove, Cottenham

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

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Anglesey Abbey Colours

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

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The Art of Innovation – Science Museum

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

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