Category Archives: The Human touch

At the end of the passageway_2

This follows on from my previous post. I was on my way from Charing Cross to Southbank via Hungerford Bridge. About a minute’s walk after taking the images in Passing By, you reach a long narrow closed-in passageway. A bit … Continue reading

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Passing By

Southbank in London is always worth a visit – there’s always something new to see. Last week I spent an afternoon walking around parts of central London (taking 180 images in the process) and part of that walk involved me … Continue reading

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On the Staircase

I was in London again two days ago to see ‘David Hockney – Printmaker’ at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. A fascinating and brilliantly curated exhibition of his early Etchings and his subsequent work using Lithography up to the end of … Continue reading

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Enter Family, Stage Left

On our way to Greenwich last week to see the Turner exhibition (click here for images), we made a detour to have lunch with our son just off Gray’s Inn Road in Holborn. Gray’s Inn Road, like so many others … Continue reading

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Seeing the Exhibition, Viewing the People

We were in London 2 days ago to see the huge exhibition of Paul Klee at Tate Modern. An astonishing and vast body of work from one of the giants and creative innovators of the twentieth century. Klee (Swiss-German) was … Continue reading

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Today, we metaphorically climb the staircase at Tate Britain that was the feature of my last post – Disappearing Act – and very shortly find ourselves in a vast dimly-lit, high-ceilinged cathedral-like space. The contrast from the brightly coloured staircase … Continue reading

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Chalk Track Walkers

We are back on Ivinghoe Beacon in Bedfordshire today, on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. Barely a hill, but it’s the nearest thing to free-standing high ground in my area of Middle England. It’s composed of chalky ground, so … Continue reading

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