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Down To The Waterline

I’ve not written about Italian things for quite a while here. I’ll put that to rights now. Venice and Siena vie for the honour of being my two most favourite cities, anywhere. Venice just wins, I think, mostly by dint … Continue reading

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Riding on a Railroad

It’s strange the memories and stuff that come at you when you revisit somewhere you’ve not been for a while. It’s several years since I spent time in Chamonix, “capital” of the French Alps. I passed through ten days ago, … Continue reading

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Lonesome Road

I was asked an interesting, though perhaps impertinent question recently. A friend asked “When do you think you were in your prime?” The impertinence is, of course, in the assumption that I might not think I’m there yet! I managed … Continue reading

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A Quarter Hour of Fame

Well, probably not even that, If I’m honest. This post is really just to blow the dust off this blog, which has somehow managed to remain idle for three months. There are new posts coming soon, I promise – providing … Continue reading

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Like a Full Force Gale

As I get older, and have more and more to look back on, I realise that I’ve had my fair share of “epic” experiences. Nowadays, to the “yoof”, the word “epic” can describe something as banal as a pop song. … Continue reading

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Better Things

  Top prize to anyone who knows the song that has given the title to this chapter of my blog. Answer later. Like many kids after Christmas, I’ve been playing with a new toy. In many aspects of life, I … Continue reading

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They Paved Paradise….

I have a large collection of music. If you read this blog, even occasionally, you may have realised I try to find a vaguely appropriate song title or lyrics to head up the page. Not very long ago, I chose … Continue reading

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Cry Me A River

Well, maybe not to the extent of actual, real tears, but as I sit down to write this, I’m pretty made-up, emotionally. Why? Because I’m just home from dismantling the “Watching The River Flow” exhibition, which I’ve lived with for … Continue reading

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After The Thrill

So, after all the miles walked, all the photos taken, and the agonies of selecting an exhibition’s-worth, “Watching The River Flow” opened this morning, 1 November. I blogged recently about how I felt after the dry run session a couple … Continue reading

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North and South of The River

As I write this, it’s less than two days until my new exhibition, “Watching The River Flow – The River Medway and its Moods”, is due to open at the “Below 65 Gallery” in my home town of Maidstone, in Kent. … Continue reading

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