Category Archives: Art

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

Rothko at Tate Modern

After having seen the play Red last week, what a thrill to unexpectedly be taken to see the work that was the subject of the play at the Tate Modern.In the late 1950s, Rothko was commissioned to paint a series

Rothko at Tate Modern

After having seen the play Red last week, what a thrill to unexpectedly be taken to see the work that was the subject of the play at the Tate Modern.In the late 1950s, Rothko was commissioned to paint a series

Lunch at Trinity College, Cambridge

Starting the day early at Kings Cross (not the Sydney one).Such a clever modern addition to the original train terminal.I much quicker trip than my slow return from Kings Lynn yesterday and with air conditioning too.Four seats to myself and

Lunch at Trinity College, Cambridge

Starting the day early at Kings Cross (not the Sydney one).Such a clever modern addition to the original train terminal.I much quicker trip than my slow return from Kings Lynn yesterday and with air conditioning too.Four seats to myself and

London wanderings

It was a deliberate wander, with a view to visiting my friend Jennifer at Wippells. She was not in on a Monday. I will have to return. I know, I promised ‘no shopping’ while on holidays and have been very

London wanderings

It was a deliberate wander, with a view to visiting my friend Jennifer at Wippells. She was not in on a Monday. I will have to return. I know, I promised ‘no shopping’ while on holidays and have been very

St Martin’s Lane Hotel

I have for many years wanted to stay in this Philippe Starck designed hotel just steps from St Martin’s in the Fields and near the site of the long lost bar ‘Brief Encounter’. A redesign and upgrade in 2015 retains

St Martin’s Lane Hotel

I have for many years wanted to stay in this Philippe Starck designed hotel just steps from St Martin’s in the Fields and near the site of the long lost bar ‘Brief Encounter’. A redesign and upgrade in 2015 retains

Our Lady St Mary

This morning our select gang of Walsingham pilgrims had the honour of attending the local parish church at South Creake, Our Lady St Mary the Virgin. Our host was Fr Clive Wyllie SCP – who graciously invited us all to

Our Lady St Mary

This morning our select gang of Walsingham pilgrims had the honour of attending the local parish church at South Creake, Our Lady St Mary the Virgin. Our host was Fr Clive Wyllie SCP – who graciously invited us all to

To Walsingham

A big thank you to the Society of Catholic Priests in North America and Fr Tripp Norris for arranging the people-mover to take us to Walsingham from Canterbury. Seven of us, including the driver, had a very comfortable three hour

To Walsingham

A big thank you to the Society of Catholic Priests in North America and Fr Tripp Norris for arranging the people-mover to take us to Walsingham from Canterbury. Seven of us, including the driver, had a very comfortable three hour