In a recent post, More Jottings, I mentioned joining the National Churches Trust. It turns out to be rather a bargain. The minimum subscription is £30 and when you join you receive this 192 page hardback coffee table filler that sells for £20. Continue reading Come-to-Good
When I drove more my motorway cruising speed was at least 85 mph so I had to keep an eye open for jam sandwiches as they were called. (Police cars were white with a red stripe.) Continue reading New in the Hood
What does Taylor Wessing have in common with Schweppes? I found out on Saturday when I went to the National Portrait Gallery. Continue reading Taylor Wessing
I don’t have anything by Richard Long (above) but he often comes to mind. First because I was given a large well-illustrated catalogue for his exhibition at Tate Britain in 2009. Secondly, because I went to and was greatly impressed by the exhibition and thirdly because he works in a way unlike any other artist I know. Continue reading Long Walks
This is a sambhur. It seems to be taking an intelligent interest in the photo-shoot. When the Ooty (Ootacamund) Hunt was formed in 1835 it was their quarry. Continue reading Tally Ho!
Thomas Woodcock, CVO, DL, Garter King of Arms, photographed by Hugo Rittson Thomas. Continue reading Garter
Yesterday’s post was largely about Eric Ravilious. Today it is about, inter alia, his son, James.