Monthly Archives: Oct 2016

London street art

Was out and about today around Bethnal Green and saw some lovely street art.  I don’t know the artists so if any one recognises these please let me know.

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Don’t for a minute think about stopping you lovely bunch of creatives

[EDIT: So I had a nice formal sounding title for this post, but then I went and changed it because this feels better in getting across what I want to say] I was procrastinating before work this morning and read this … Continue reading

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A bit more on ‘On not being able to paint’

I’ve been digging into Marion Milner’s book ‘On not being able to paint’ and have been really enjoying this. The book describes Milner’s efforts in trying to learn how to paint, and she takes a psychoanalytic perspective on this. I’m … Continue reading

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Life with an artistic scanner

Our coffee table, all the damn time…

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Cool artsy stuff with Jade Herriman

A few weeks ago I came across the blog of Jade Herriman. It looked like she was doing something interesting but it wasn’t until this morning that I had time to take a bit of a dive into her blog … Continue reading

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Gaudi Binge

I’ve just got home after a week in Barcelona. Earlier in the week I wrote about how the city feels like a place where art is part of the everyday life, and have been reflecting a bit on what that … Continue reading

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