Monthly Archives: February 2014

Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner

Having lived in London for over 40 years and coming from generations of dockland EastEnders I felt well qualified to respond to the brief for a new exhibition by the London Group, On London.

On London

Reflections on London by 60 artists, all members of the London Group, commemorating 100 years since its first exhibition.


It was my birthday on 9th January and I managed to drag my husband on a trip abroad. I could choose any destination as long as airports weren’t involved. It was lucky, as when we got to passport control at … Read more

Charlie’s Angels

I got this from Richard Williams. I couldn’t resist reframing it here. A short promotional video for an album of beautiful close harmony singing by The Haden Triplets – that could only be achieved from sharing a lifetime of sisterly … Read more

Walton’s Treat

Tucked away around the back of Oxford’s Walton Street is the delightful Art Jericho gallery where a visual treat awaits the curious trek-cyclist, art-lover, flâneur, passer-by or Port Meadow pilgrim. An exhibition by Andrew Walton celebrating the Thames riverside from … Read more


London Underground

Photographs by obsessive compulsive tube photographer Bob Mazzer from the 1970s and 1980s; scenes from a subterranean netherworld, neither here nor there, suspended between departure and arrival, an in-between place of shared destiny, temporary community, surrendered dignity.


Kensington Place have transformed their private dining room into #FISHBone, a pop-up diner serving fish and seafood ‘gourmet fast-food style’ during February and March.


We just received this invitation card in the post for an exhibition at the Crane Kalman Gallery, Land by Liam Hanley. I’m intrigued. I don’t know his work but I feel I should. I like the look of these images … Read more

Deep Blue

Meanwhile Tim Cumming‘s paintings were part of a group exhibition at Sladers Yard in West Bay, Dorset, where on 18 January he performed with Three Cane Whale. The poem is Deep Blue set to three interludes from the band’s second … Read more

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