Category Archives: Art

Wordless Wednesday – La Belle Epoque

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Claude glass and romanticising the landscape

(Or how to make your own 17th Century selfie app) There’s a new art installation at Wimpole Hall celebrating the tercentenary of Capability Brown’s birth this year. It takes the form of a series of large-scale easels marching across the … Continue reading

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I love snowdrops: Woman with a parasol II

I would so love an umbrella like this!

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We are Silhouettes!

I’ve been trying to take photographs of the flocks of fieldfares that seem to be everywhere here now, but they are a nervous bunch and fly off well before I am in range. Mostly they are to be found in … Continue reading

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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

I go through phases of enjoying poetry, with very long gaps between, and that is how I’ve only just got round to reading the full poem ‘Ode to Autumn’ by John Keats. It seems to me to take us through … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 21/10/2015 – If Klimt had painted Autumn

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