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This is what I mean about outstanding architecture in Panama. This is the Edison Building in Avenida Ricardo J. Alfaro in Panama City, Panama. It houses many public offices. Photo by ©Omar Upegui R. The…
The inimitable Maurice Sendak. Completely brilliant at dogs and feet and he went from being a window dresser to one of the world’s best-loved illustrators. Sheer talent. DIY.
Since walking passed the houses that look like cakes at Regents Park, I’ve been meaning to finish stripping and get painting all the doors in my house to look like french fancies with brass nobs on.
Carousels remind me of one of my favourite films Fellini’s 8 1/2 with it’s kind of bonkers fairground scenes. In that is the amazing Claudia Cardinale.
Imagine having one of these in your back garden. Imagine having a garden big enough for one of these.
But sadly, we could not buy this house as they upped the asking price by twenty grand overnight. The one that got away.
I love this Le Corbusier house. And love is not too strong a word. I am a touch in love with black trellises and white rendered walls as well. There will be changes in my garden. Good changes.
Ben was on the Art Foundation course with me at Gwynedd Technical College twenty years ago. We were sat on a concrete floor somewhere in London, between gallery visits – a hectic schedule drawn up by the course leaders. Just time for a quick drawing of him … Continue reading
On these magic shores children at play are for ever beaching their coracles. We too have been there; we can still hear the sound of the surf, though we shall land no more.” J M Barrie. The lost boys would … Continue reading