Sunday, April 13, 2014

Today's Happiness Experiment - Cambridge

John Craxton's paintings (on first visit to Fitzwilliam for yonks)

Walking around the gardens of Girton

Ploughman's Lunch in The Orchard, Granchester


Creative Accounting #267

Robert Redford + Faye Dunaway (Three Days of the Condor) = Robert Donat + Madeleine Carroll (The 39 Steps)

[yoked together]

Creative Accounting #266

Serpico + Sidney (Lumet) / Three Days of the Condor + Sydney (Pollack) = Who can you Trust?

Saturday, April 12, 2014

John Craxton - Fitzwilliam, Cambridge 12/4/14

Cf Picasso - Antibes period

Miro, Leger

Pastoral for PW 48

Red and Yellow LS 45
Modern palette
50s graphic style

Friend of L Freud
Knew Julian Trevelyan
Peter Watson
Knew Sutherland
Born 22
Friend of Patrick Leigh fermor
Collected by peter pears

Cart Track 42/3
De Chirico

Deeply Greek/Mediterranean

Dark LS: Hydra 60/61
Highly graphical cf Hepworth, Nicholson; St Ives

Margot Fonteyn and John Craxton in Greece, 1951

12/4/14 UB40 St Albans Arena

Getting through the storm

0 Cherry-O Baby
1 Don't Let It Pass You By **
2 Boomboomshackalacka *
3 One in 10
Here I am babe
4 bird is always right??? *
Can't help falling in love with you

Thursday, April 10, 2014


Late lunch en plein air at Quai St Pierre

Reading on the beach beside the Palais, beach all to myself

Reading on the beach at the Western end of town en plein soleil

YHEE Cannes

Dinner overlooking the sea at my favourite restaurant in Juan Les Pins

Another jog to Port Gallice at sundown

Interesting short form video insights at MIP Digital Fronts, especially from Vice

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

YHEE Juan Les Pins

Chilled out dinner outdoors in typical S. French restaurant

Finishing Dark Side of the Moon book over laid back salad lunch

Sundown jog to port at East end of Juan

Tuesday, April 08, 2014


Dinner at the Bull & Bush with old friends - Richard over from Oakland, JRT, Dan

Very deep orange sunset from the train just outside Bristol

Giving a lecture at the Watershed Bristol for DocFest (Devise to Deliver)

Monday, April 07, 2014


Walking 7.5 miles through parks with U culminating with a selfie atop Primrose Hill

Family dinner in Highgate after the long march

Watching The Conversation with N and U


No number in English has an A til you get to a thousAnd