Author Archives: hamer the framer

Goat Party

On Thursday evening we had a party at The Rowley Gallery to launch Christopher Corr’s new book, The Goggle-Eyed Goats. It was published on World Book Day by Andersen Press in London and Gallimard Jeunesse in Paris. We hung the … Read more

Le Picodon

Continuing our goatee season, we dedicate this post to the most notable Picodon, a spicy medallion of crusty goat’s cheese, whose delights are celebrated each year at Saoû in France. The younger cheeses are mild and elegant but the more … Read more

Goggle At The Goats

A reminder that Christopher Corr’s goats are let loose today, March 1st at The Rowley Gallery, 115 Kensington Church Street, W8 7LN from 6 o’clock. Books and paintings and artist on display. Stop Press!  We’re acting the goat!  Special offer … Read more

The Lonely Goatherd

Because of his fondness for transforming cheesy show tunes I felt sure that Sonny Rollins must have played The Lonely Goatherd at some time, especially with that goatee. It would have been right at home on his What’s New album. … Read more

The Goat Rodeo Sessions

A four piece string band featuring Yo-Yo Ma on cello, Edgar Myer on bass, Stuart Duncan on fiddle and Chris Thile on mandolin. A ‘goat rodeo’ is a chaotic situation where a group of people with differing viewpoints have to … Read more

St Cirq Lapopie

This beautiful butterfly cut-out was made by Joseph Silcott from a vintage Michelin map of the Dordogne and Lot river valleys. The central butterfly at the top with the green body features St Cirq Lapopie. Others display Rocamadour and Cahors. … Read more

City & Herd

Jelly Green and Conrad Armstrong are both students of Maggi Hambling and attend her classes at Morley College in Lambeth. Jelly is from Suffolk and Conrad from London and both are sharing an exhibition of paintings at Shoreditch Studios on 6th … Read more

The Wave

A spectacular Navajo sandstone formation, known as The Wave, at Coyote Buttes in the Arizona desert, south west United States. This place is difficult to find, there are no signposts and it is accessible only by foot. The picture is … Read more

Dorset Landscapes

On Sunday I went down to Roche Court near Salisbury to see John Hubbard’s Paintings From The 1960s. They are beautiful atmospheric condensations on canvas and paper, displayed in a small light filled gallery in a corner of a garden … Read more

Blok

A series of interrelated dramas framed within neighbouring apartments, each spilling over into the next in this captivating film by Hieronim Neumann. It is included in The Anthology Of Polish Experimental Animation.