Monthly Archives: July 2015

Manningtree

Manningtree was another daytrip destination in the early 1980s. We came on the train with our bikes from Liverpool Street to explore the country lanes around Dedham and Flatford, but we didn’t see much of Manningtree apart from the station. … Read more

Farley Farm House

We left the main road at Cross in Hand then down the back lanes to Chiddingly, an enchanting drive through the woods, alternately dappled with jewelled light sparkling through the leaves or dark and gloomy in sunken, narrow holloways, and … Read more

The Long Man Of Wilmington

It must be at least 30 years since we first came here. We took our bikes on the train from Victoria then cycled from Eastbourne. Beachy Head and Birling Gap, East Dean and West Dean, Litlington and Lullington and Wilmington.

Frames Of Reference

A collection of photos arrived on our desk last week with a thank you note from a valued and long-standing customer. He had rehung his collection of pictures, most of which were framed by us, so it was a rare … Read more

Parrot Prints

Fanny Shorter brought us some of her new parrot prints. These beautifully detailed life-size screenprints are presently perched in our print room.

Caverne Du Pont D’Arc

Christopher Corr was in France recently and sent us some pictures from the new Chauvet Cave Museum in the Ardèche. This one is Chauvet Museum Wall Paintings.

Holloway

A beautiful short film shot on Super-8 and painstakingly woven together by Adam Scovell. He was inspired by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, Dan Richards and their book Holloway. I first stumbled into it here and I find it hard to … Read more

Nunney

Nunney Castle near Frome, Somerset comes close to perfection. Here water laps a small rectangular island, out of which rises a tall, ruined castle with four cylindrical towers.  

Levington

The Ship at Levington last April, newly refurbished and reopened just a couple of months earlier, it was a good place for lunch before a walk along the north shore of the River Orwell.