Author Archives: hamer the framer

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

Carol Of The Bells

We are all off now for a spot of carol singing. Ding dong merrily and hail chime on. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The Pursuit Of Happiness

This linocut print by Gail Brodholt shows skaters at Canary Wharf Ice Rink in Docklands participating in a festive communal ritual, chasing the glide, defying the cold and celebrating one of the many and various forms of slipping and sliding … Read more

The Littlest Birds

For a couple of years now we have had Fanny Shorter‘s suite of exquisite screenprints featuring some of the world’s smallest birds, all of them depicted life size. They are beautiful and popular and fast becoming an endangered species. I … Read more

For Lord Glenconner

We were recently shown this double page from a Bonhams catalogue for the sale of the contents of the St Lucian property of Lord Glenconner. It marks the passing of a longstanding customer, who whenever he was in London it … Read more

Christmas Lights

Our neighbours next door at the Churchill are suddenly all lit up. They must think it’s Christmas. Gerry likes a spectacle. Most of the year the outside of the pub is a waterfall of hanging baskets. And he likes his … Read more