Monthly Archives: October 2020

Classical Comparisons 8: Apollino

Figure: Apollino, Italian or British School, c. 1755-1850, marble; origin unknown. The Apollino or Medici Apollo is a Roman copy of a Hellenistic sculpture of the adolescent god Apollo of the Apollo Lykeios type. Its left arm may have held … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape – Landbeach

On a walk at Landbeach, Cambridgeshire, 17th October 2020.

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Shingle Blue

Blue rope at Shingle Street autumn 2020.

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Waterbeach Blue

‘At Waterbeach Barracks, our focus will create a place to be proud of, with new homes, investment in transport, renewable energy, green space, schools and healthcare to ensure an exemplar sustainable development. New cycle and walking routes, community orchards and … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 7: Apollo Belvedere

Figure: Apollo Belvedere, Francis Harwood, 1786, marble; origin Gordon Castle, Morayshire.

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Snettisham 2

The ever-changing sky at Snettisham on a day of waves of wet weather.

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Snettisham

Snettisham 6th October: beachcombing forrager; waders feeding and calling; and approaching rain.

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Classical Comparisons 6: Apollo

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Apollo: God of prophecy and oracles, music, song and poetry, archery, healing, plague and disease. Depicted as a handsome, beardless youth with long hair. Attributes include wreath and branch of laurel, bow and quiver of arrows, raven, and lyre. Son … Continue reading

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