An Artist in Ice

and dominating the arrangement is a huge beautifully carved Ice Bird, the wings almost translucent, the neck an opaque white and the wings poised as though to take flight.  In a few hours it will have dissolved into a puddle.

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Pick a Word – March, 2021

Linked to Paula’s Challenge Pick a Word here. EQUINE I tried to find something other than horses that could be associated with Equine but I’ve hit a blank wall, so here are three from different countries. GLEAMING And what could gleam more than the highly polished antique cars in the Beaulieu Motoer Museum in Hampshire,…

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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese: Famous Old London Pub

A few days ago, reading a reference to a part of London I once worked in, took me back to my favourite pub there, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street, one of the oldest pubs in the City of London.   There has been a pub at this location since 1538 but it was destroyed…

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Sculpture Saturday: Ava and Frank on the Costa Brava

It was in the small Spanish fishing villages of Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar that the torrid romance of Ava Gardner and Frank Sinatra played out in the 1950s.  More than a romance between singer and actress, this was a passion of operatic proportions played out between the singer, the actress and the…

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