People pirates and belief.

I read a post this morning it has me thinking- It says that it is time for men to accept men, and include those who want to be different to a stereotypical manly man eg include men who want to man up in a dress with a full beard. It proposes that the term man…

Andy Wahol -Tate Modern July 2020

We walked from just outside the congestion zone. A Massive map reading fight on the best placed to be dropped had taken place swiftly followed by ejection. The little black car had bobbed along the crowed London roads two teens in the back – the third had escaped and was in Turkey. Finally, as we…

Picnic In The Park.

Sunday 19th July 2020 In 1932, Picasso wrote: “When I see Manet’s Lunch on the Grass I tell myself there is pain ahead”. I took Isabella and Patrick to the RA and we cruised around the Piccaso on paper exhibition. Masked and gelled it still enthralled us and then we took our lunch and ate…

Painters and politics.

Pablo Picasso, Mark Bradford, Vincent Van Gogh, Edwardo Manet and Don. Each painter responded to a ”crisis” situation and produced a painting to reflect their feelings about their chosen subject. Some times their subject matter is historical some times it is current some times it is political, but it is always personal, works as defined…

Lockdown & The Magna Carter

Some times too much research may lead to indecision. This was not the case when they created the Magna Carter a document made for free men, sorry not for serfs, to stop King John abusing his power, it was basically a very long list of rules. Not perfect it was revised many times the UK…

Splitting light in Newton’s bedchamber.

Life is so lovely and slow, punctuated by painting, cooking and sleep. Very little to stress about, creativity and clarity abound. Newton self isolating from the plague – nice article from the New Yorker. I listened to a fascinating presentation, a collaborative mission for the further understanding and acceptance of those who are neurodiverse within…