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Classical Comparisons 3

There are three related aspects to this project.  First, I plan for the final work to be presented as a single image of one figure from the gallery opposite up to four images of the equivalent figure from the garden.  … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 2

The collection of statues at Anglesey Abbey provides the starting point for this project.  The figures photographed will be those where the named subject is represented in both collections, Apollo and Nero for example.  So, Vertumnus and Orpheus, who are … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 1

I’ve long been fascinated by the statues in the garden at Anglesey Abbey and a few of these have featured in posts since January 2017.  The casts in the collection of the Museum of Classical Archaeology in Cambridge similarly intrigue … Continue reading

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St Davids at Random

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Fen Landscape 40

Quy Fen: nice oak; mythic dead wood; shame about the seat.

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Welsh Blue

First picture of blue rope since December 2018. This piece seen walking from Nine Wells to Porth y Rhaw, near St Davids, Pembrokeshire.

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U3AC Photo Forum 2020 Challenge #6

Twelve participants contributed 32 images in response to Tim Ewbank’s challenge to take photographs in two categories, close-up and book titles.  The 18 close ups included 12 diverse subjects, from seeds to a camera and spiders to calligraphy, with some … Continue reading

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Take a Seat – Take a Moment: Final

I’ve posted pictures and text from my Take a Seat project frequently since March 2019.  Enforced lockdown leisure has given me time to bring them together in a book.  An introduction outlines of what I was trying to achieve and … Continue reading

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Rooks etc.

Arosfa, St Davids, lockdown escape with a Cathedral view. Days end sitting in the garden listening to the rooks. Their rising and falling call and response goes from bird to bird, tree to tree and wood to wood. They fall … Continue reading

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Covid 19 Day 105 5th July 2020

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Analog Sea and Politics

Last November I argued that the Analogue Sea Review should include photographs among the pictures that are such a valuable complement to the thoughtful and thought provoking words it publishes (22nd November 2019).  I sent Jonathan Simons, publisher of the … Continue reading

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Covid 19 Day 104 4th July 2020

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Covid 19 Day 103 3rd July 2020

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Covid 19 Day102 2nd July 2020

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Covid 19 Day 101 1st July 2020

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