Monthly Archives: February 2013

Boyz In The Wood

I was just reading Melissa Harrison on the lifelong benefits of outdoor play and it seemed the appropriate moment to dig out this scruffy old photo. There seems to be a lot of concern about nature defecit disorder, a term … Read more

The Gashlycrumb Tinies

There was a lot of fuss last week about Edward Gorey’s 88th birthday, even though he died at the age of 75. There was a Google doodle and he featured in The Guardian and the Los Angeles Times and at … Read more

For Kevin Ayers

A favourite song from his Shooting At The Moon album from 1970, The Oyster & The Flying Fish, a duet with Bridget St John.

Paintings, Drawings & Etchings

See more by David Stubbs at The Rowley Gallery.

The New Louvre | Small

Aaron Kasmin is showing a small selection of small still-life drawings in an exhibition entitled Small at Fred Torres Collaborations in New York together with 19th century photographic prints by Edouard Baldus entitled The New Louvre. More details here.

Radio Carbon

When cosmic rays strike the atmosphere they create the radioactive isotope carbon 14, which can be detected in living matter and decays at a fixed rate over many millennia. Radiocarbon dating is the method by which we measure prehistoric time, … Read more

Port Meadow

Dear Chris, As mentioned here are a couple or so photos and two sketchbook pages of bird images. I could write for a thousand pages about Port Meadow. I’ve been there ever since I was six years old. It floods … Read more

Shenandoah & Cape Cod Girls

First there was Rogue’s Gallery in 2006, now followed by Son of Rogue’s Gallery, both compilations of pirate ballads, sea songs & chanteys, from an idea by Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean … Read more

Hamer Man & The Stalled Ox

Dominic wanted to tell Jelly Green a short story by Saki about the man who painted cows. He couldn’t remember what it was called so, rather than walk to the public library, he searched for it on Google. Somehow “man” … Read more

The Great Cow Of Snape

This is one big cow. It’s a new painting by Jelly Green called Water Meadows Herd #7. It measures 6ft x 4ft and for the next six months it can be seen at Snape Maltings in Suffolk.

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