Places Less Visited – The Line – London

I was amazed and pleased to discover ‘The Line’, it is London’s first dedicated public art walk. Connecting three boroughs (Newham, Tower Hamlets and Greenwich) and following the Greenwich Meridian, it runs between the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and The O2 (one of London’s premier music venues). The Line features an evolving program of art …

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Places Less Visited – Sculpture In The Sand – 2

Created as a tribute to the composer Benjamin Britten (1913 to 1976) this giant Scallop Shell rises from the sands of Aldeburgh in Suffolk where he Britten regularly walked. The scallop was created by a local artist Maggie Hambling who herself is a fan of Britten’s music. The sculpture depicts two, broken, interlocking scallop shells.  …

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A Return to The Lake District

Living in the UK as a young man one of my favourite activities, along with my friend Pete, was to leave Manchester on a Friday night as soon as we finished work and head north to hike in the Lake District.

Never being short of places to camp one of our haunts included Troutbeck,

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