Tag Archives: Art

Bronze sky thinking

Like a lot of people this year, I have looked to indoor hobbies as a distraction. Recently I have been experimenting with gel plate monotype printing which is a cheap, simple and very addictive form of print making. Paint (I … Continue reading

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Subterranean Sweden – Stockholm’s subway art

Stockholm is a beautiful city, famed for its open spaces, waterways and islands.  So my travelling companions were unsurprisingly shocked when top of my itinerary for our long weekend in the Swedish capital was a tour of its underground train … Continue reading

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Science and séance – Tony Oursler’s Influence Machine comes to town

The Living Rock is a city of stories.  Our skyline is punctured by monuments to Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns.  Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Louis Stevenson wandered the twisting closes of the Old Town seeking inspiration.  Here you … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – the seaside sculptures of Scheveningen, the Netherlands

In February 2015 we spent a long weekend in Amsterdam, celebrating a family birthday.  Seven of us rented a town house in the suburb of Zaandam and had a fantastic few days wandering the canals, eating well and marvelling at … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – The train station Picassos of Sóller, Mallorca

                           In late May 2014 we spent a week in Mallorca.  Home to the infamous beach resort of Magaluf, Mallorca has a certain reputation, at least in the UK, and is certainly not the first place people associate with cultural … Continue reading

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