Author Archives: hamer the framer

The Weight

Backstage at the Civic Opera House, Chicago. Wilco, Nick Lowe and Mavis Staples rehearse a classic song by The Band in this inspired dressing room performance. It first appeared on Wilco’s website on 6th January. It is so full of … Read more

Postcard From Southwold

We framed this drawing of Southwold two years ago. It was made by Ron Fuller and came from the Secret exhibition at the Royal College of Art in 2009. We were recently asked to frame four more from the exhibition … Read more

Pina

Over Christmas I finally got to see Wim Wenders’ film Pina, a tribute to Pina Bausch and her Tanztheater Wuppertal. I saw them on stage in 1982 at Sadlers Wells, but never again until this wonderful movie. It had felt … Read more

Pictures & Books

One of the books to arrive in our house this Christmas was Allegra McEvedy’s Bought, Borrowed & Stolen, stories of her travels told through the food she has eaten, the knives she has bought and the recipes she has borrowed … Read more

The Monument

This Monument designed by Sir Christopher Wren was built to commemorate the Great Fire of London 1666 which burned for three days consuming more than 13,000 houses and devastating 436 acres of the City. The Monument is 202ft in height … Read more

Sloe Gin

Here’s one for a New Year’s knees up. Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012. May all your frames come true.

Alfie At 30

Earlier this year local best-selling author & illustrator Shirley Hughes celebrated 30 years of her popular Alfie books. Here is a link to a short film courtesy of The Guardian – Alfie, 30 Years On.

Field Of Light

Bruce Munro’s Field Of Light installed in the grounds of the newly extended and renovated Holburne Museum in Bath. Be sure to take your camera! More details here.

Christmas Post

Christmas Tree