Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Star Spots #255

W/e 18/7/14

David Morrissey
Northern Line from Highgate

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Keo

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Recording Britain - Sheffield Art Gallery

Kenneth Clark
Pilgrim Trust
39-43


John Piper - Tithe barn, gt coxwell
Brooding style - De Chirico
c40

Deller and Alan Kane - Protest House, Cardiff 2001
From Folk Archive project
Size gives it the grandeur of art

What's the enemy? Hitler, change, progress, modernisation, development

Paul Nash
Woods on the Avon shore
c39
Fluid, quick watercolour with his abstract sense

Alan Reynolds
Dorset LS
58
Klee inspired
Try this style

Ravilous
Sutherland
Turner

Richard seddon
Cottages at norton, Derbyshire
41
Brown and green and pencil

Ditto
Porter valley Derbyshire *
40
A good artist
A touch of Nash

Michael Rothenstein
Old cottages Norby
40
Very accomplished

Photography can do much, but it cannot give us the colour and atmosphere of a scene, the intangible genius loci
Herbert Read 1941

Richard Long
A 6 hour run
75
Essential

A green and pleasant land whose features have been moulded in liberty, whose every winding lane and irregular building is an expression of our national character

H Read 41


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Saturday, June 07, 2014

Today's Happiness Experiment entry - West & East

Watching House of Cards (2013) episode 1 and House of Cards (1990) episode 1 back to back

Walking&talking with U around Red Lion Square/Lamb's Conduit St/Bloomsbury

Graffiti safari around Brick Lane



Creative Accounting #178

House of Cards = Macbeth + Othello


You might very well think that. I couldn't possibly comment.

Starspot #366

Michael Portillo (Short's Gardens WC2) in a candy stripe summer jacket

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

The weekend's Happiness Experiment entries

SAT

Coffee with Ciara at Lisboa

Record shopping at Honest Jon's

Picking up a 60s copy of a Hemingway novel Across the River in Kensington on 8 mile Canal to River walk


SUN

Cross-Isle of Dogs walk with D to a beach overlooking the North Greenwich peninsula

Reading What Was Promised in the garden at dusk

Playing Urban Lion Hunt













Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Celebration post-exam lunch with N in garden of Cote, Highgate

Deep illness/cold sleep in the morning

Evening jog and garden read


Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Celebration dinner for end of N's exams with N & D discussing N's work experience day at Ogilvy

Listening to dub reggae in the dark, in particular Ranking Dread

Meeting with Alex A and Tim Lovejoy about State