In 2005 the artist Phil Collins spoke at a conference at Bristol Zoo, run by Claire Doherty of Situations. He said that historically some believed a camera could take the steal of a person, but he, personally, felt the act of taking a photograph is an act of love. That comment is core to thisContinue reading “THE ACT OF TAKING A PHOTOGRAPH IS AN ACT OF LOVE”
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me on radio Gloucestershire yesterday, talking about binks, banks and little twizzles!
Yesterday (19/11/18) I had a conversation with David Smith on BBC Radio Glos Nicky Price Show first section 0:20:50 to 0:26:10 second section 0:34:27 to 0:40:15 fave words that slipped out “bink bank” and “little twizzle”! PS they have renamed BBC iRadio ‘sounds’ – that\s the tab you need – confusing or what? to makeContinue reading “me on radio Gloucestershire yesterday, talking about binks, banks and little twizzles!”
A book, a body of large drawings & a new toy
It’s been an interesting couple of years. Since I first put charcoal to paper in January 2017 I have been on two journeys – one, the route of returning to practice, the other, driving and walking around in circles, in circles. Realising what has happened makes me feel a little bit dizzy! From posting theContinue reading “A book, a body of large drawings & a new toy”
Of church bells, towers & vertigo – 360-degree images from high above the River Severn
Earlier this year Andy Vivian very kindly took me up into the bell tower of St. Peter’s Church in Newnham. We were armed with my 360-degree camera which I controlled remotely. Those who know me well are aware that if I stand on a chair I get dizzy and wobbly, so going up into theContinue reading “Of church bells, towers & vertigo – 360-degree images from high above the River Severn”
new drawing of the Severn, last of the set. next the book!
Latest drawing of the Severn, just finished. Slimbridge, New Ground, near Purton, opposite Awre Putcher rack. Apparently in the 17th C the river changed it’s flow and washed a lot of the Awre shoreline up onto the opposite bank. Awre took Slimbridge to court to try and claim ownership of New Ground, but they lost.Continue reading “new drawing of the Severn, last of the set. next the book!”