Sculpture Saturday is hosted by Mind Over Memory This unusual pairing of bronzes is Gli Equilibristi by sculptor Leonardo Lucchi. I took the photograph with a cheap throwaway instant camera in Cesena, Emilio Romagno in Italy, two years ago but unfortunately, my notes did not survive the trip (not a good one from the point of … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday: in Cesena
A quiet moment on the River Moin in Costa Rica Silent, if you ignored the scoldings of the howler monkeys from the river banks, the splash of nutrias as they slipped into the river and the background clicks of cicadas, but these noises being way outside normality for me, I took it for silence.
The Irish wood-carver John Haugh is not much known outside his own country but he has exhibited and sold many works in the USA. I was privileged to interview him many years ago and this sculpture "Dancing at the Crossroads" is one of my favourites of the many I saw in his studio in Carlingford, … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday
A quiet Sunday in The Mumbles, Wales, looking across the bay towards Swansea.
And now, for something completely different (thank you Monty Python). (this was still in my Drafts folder so I'm re-posting it as I'm unsure what is happening. Another mix-up with Blocks?) Les Braves by Anilore Banonon on Omaha Beach, Normandy Commissioned by the French government on the 60th Anniversary of WWll and erected in 2004 … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday
Fond Farewell - Mixed Ashes & Roses strewn on the water. Link with Lucid Gypsy and Words Visual - Silent Sunday
This weekly challenge is hosted by Mind Over Memory When the great storm of 1987 raged across the country, one of the old trees in the grounds of Barton Manor on the Isle of Wight, blew down. The then owner, film producer and impresario, Robert Stigwood, best known for theatrical productions like Hair and Jesus … Continue reading Sculpture Saturday
Is it a Raindrop, or a Teardrop? This rose is planted in shade and I wondered how long it would be before it showed its colours. It hasn't disappointed me.
The sadness of a seaside resort in lock down To link with Words Visual Silent Sunday.