Square Tops : Top Moments Goodbye April


Many disappointments one way and another for us all this year - but in the greater scheme of things a few top moments to celebrate. Goodbye April. and a time lapse of my top tulips! https://videopress.com/v/aHDqT2JO?preloadContent=metadata A planned exhibition to celebrate WGC100 'In Our Garden' postponed. Accepted for Derwent Art Prize Exhibition at Oxo Gallery …

RTDP: the trouble with Rex !


Saturday's RTDP prompt is trouble and the first thing that comes to mind is Rex , my Rag-doll/Burmese cross, feline friend. Just this week I received my first gift of the year, a dead mouse laid out on the kitchen floor. Rex has only recently regained his freedom of the house after a succession of …

Sculpture Saturday : Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth


The Henry Moore Sculpture Park at Perry Green is just a short drive from where I live and is the most amazing setting for Moore's Sculptures. The gallery has great exhibitions and a year or so ago I got to meet Tacita Dean who was presenting her video responding to an aspect of Moore's inspiration …

Square Tops April 21 : catoptric


My yearly pilgrimage to St Ives or twice if possible, always includes a visit to Barbara Hepworth and the garden. It has a magical mystical and deeply meditative feeling every time I visit. I sit and contemplate her life and work and try to imagine a connection. For the past few years I have also …

Square Tops April 20 : Tulipa Top Parrot


  The Tulipa Top Parrot is one of my favourite tulips and I'm hoping one of my bulbs growing in the garden could be just that...but I will have to wait and see...any day now! Also the hostas are growing fast and of course the alliums...so looking forward to those opening too. The bulbs were …

Discover Prompts #20 – Music


I am taking on the challenge from @thehiddenedge to name #10-defining-albumspost A child of the 50's and a teenager of the 60's my taste developed with age and became very eclectic. Thinking myself somewhat a rebel ( who isn't at 13) I didn't like much of the popular music of the time and when I …