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Art in the time of lockdown #12

I follow a great travel site: Hops and Skips and Jumps by a lady traveller from Ireland. She has been posting Saturday Sculptures and inviting fellow bloggers to share their images. Way back in 2003 I was visiting Aldeburgh in Suffolk with my husband and we were fortunate in coming face-to-face with the iconic Henry…

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Art in the time of lockdown #11

I was absolutely thrilled that the image I created for my Art in lockdown #10 was selected by the BBC as one of their ‘In Pictures’ images on the theme of Self-portrait. Another self-portrait I worked on at the time was on the theme of reflections. Endless perspectives – limited possibilities Lockdown is providing a…

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Thank you to all my followers, new and not-so-new

Even in these uncertain times, when every aspect of our lives has evolved or been dramatically catapulted into a new norm unthinkable a year ago, bloggers and their followers are holding on. Grasping at straws – or holding on out of sheer bloody-mindedness – it doesn’t matter. What is important is that we can be…

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World Oceans Day 2020

Today, World Oceans Day 2020, the world recognises five oceans: Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, Southern. These are the biggies in the watery world, the ones that form a large part of the 71% of ‘Blue Planet’. But what about the other bodies of water – the Seas – and more specifically The Seven Seas? For…

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Art in the time of lockdown #10

Self-portrait: possibilities This image is the first in the series to have been created without a particular ‘inspiration’ in mind. Once again my very patient husband was key – taking photographs of me without knowing exactly what was called for. The problem was that I was unable to explain. It was a case of “I’ll…

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World Oceans Day: 8 June

World Oceans Day is a worldwide celebration that focusses on the need to protect, conserve, and honour our great waters – oceans that make up a large part of the 71% of water covering our planet.For more information contact: http://www.UNworldoceansday.org At the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 the Canadian Government proposed the setting…

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