Category Archives: Art Exhibition

When I visit any specific art exhibition as opposed to just going to a gallery.

Not a lotta laughs

I had never been to a comedy club before so when I realised there was one just around the corner from where we’re staying and that there would be four comedians trying out some stand up tonight while Mirinda was … Continue reading

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Rain for a bit, sun and art then tapas

Today the best news awaited me at the bypass. The traffic signal work has been completed and the roadworks that have blighted the bypass have finished and the roads returned to normal. This is timed perfectly with the kids returning … Continue reading

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Banned from Waitrose

I decided I fancied doing something special for lunch today. I have no problem with my usual salads (and I think they are varied a bit) but sometimes I just feel like going a bit mad and preparing lots of … Continue reading

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Gender politics

Spare a thought for Jud, Naomi, Luca and Howard as the rain refused to leave today. All day. It being the first day of the second Ashes test and being at Lords and seeing as the entire six week trip … Continue reading

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We must not look at goblin men

Morning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry:“Come buy our orchard fruits,Come buy, come buy:”   This afternoon we visited the Watt’s Gallery exhibition on Christina Rossetti, sister of Gabriel Dante and an incredible poet. At one stage I was enchanted by … Continue reading

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Great works

A long time ago, in a country far, far away, we decided to break away from the theatre company we were with and create our own. At the time I only wore black, being vaguely artistic and not the least … Continue reading

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Inspired by great artists to become one

Today Mirinda had her management team at the house to throw around some ideas and achieve some sort of innovative consensus. Given I hear enough about the work situation, I decided to make myself scarce. Having made them lunch, I … Continue reading

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Here’s to Fahrelnissa

Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901-1991) was an artist I’d never heard of until late last week. I read a little bit about her early life and it had me intrigued. She was born into a family of Turkish aristocrats, all a bit … Continue reading

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British surrealist

Today Mirinda had book group so, after having a session at the gym, I headed off for London. I was planning to go to the Foundling Museum but, on discovering it isn’t open on a Monday, decided to go to … Continue reading

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Stuff can = art

John Glenn, the astronaut, died today aged 95. Greg Lake died as well. Greg was only 69 and one of the founders of the amazing Emerson Lake and Palmer, the band who introduced me to Mussorgsky and his Pictures at … Continue reading

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