In praise of artifice

I’ve just had to add another category to this blog – ‘Art’- in order to have somewhere to lodge this.¬† ‘Random observation’ somehow doesn’t carry enough gravitas. I couldn’t quite bring myself to change ‘observation’[…]

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Basket of light

Found a special place a couple of weekends ago, although it took me a while to realise it. I wandered around a bit, taking in the sun-drenched loveliness of every prospect, and a few photos.[…]

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The other red shoe

Perhaps it says something about me, and the people I know, but I’ve been hearing the same thing a lot recently. People talking about ‘a weird energy’ or ‘strange vibe’. Trying to put something into[…]

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Blinking in the sun

view all the photos It’s been so dismal these past couple of days – grey, brooding, blustery weather that seems to add to the sense of impending¬† doom (financial and otherwise) currently being assiduously fostered[…]

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Swimming in the sky

More and more, I find my gaze drawn to the window, drawn to that mesmerising strip of blue. Just the faintest wisps of cloud at the moment, lazy white scribbles on a field of milky blue.

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Fear of mortgages…

What on earth possessed me to buy what, it is becoming increasingly clear, amounts to a top-story cave ? (If one can have such a thing) As a person of reasonable height (but no sense[…]

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