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Old and new. Countryside in the city?

Reflecting-on-the-canal

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You can spot many tags on the walls by the canal. Some famous ones are by Banksy and King Robbo. This one is just colourful.

Cana-bridge-tagged

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A sunny day by Kenwood Pond. There was already one artist there by its side. A favourite spot.

Kewood Pond in November

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The daffodils are out and so are some hardy bluebells. But it’s also great to be inside and transported to some far away art treasures through outstanding presentations by leading experts. Soon it will be Venice (with musical accompaniment) then the following month we will be off to Japan!

Kenwood-from-rivulet

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The bodies of the figures, men and children, and of the shire horses are taken from real life but the horses heads are similar to the “horse head” of an oil well pump. The installation, ‘the Rising Tide’ by Jason deClaires Taylor – is a comment on the impact of fossil fuels on our planet. The installation could be seen emerging from the Thames on the opposite side of the bank from the Houses of Parliament as the water level dropped.

InstallationAs the horses emerged from the river, so did the flotsam – the traffic cones, plastic bottles and other debris, which was a fitting comment on the theme of the sculpture.

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A well trodden path – but for good reason. Beautiful weather and wonderful light. Hard to know where to start to paint, but the rowing boats look very welcoming, if only there were time to spare to hire one.

Boathouse-Dedham

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From Den Haag to Amsterdam and back down to Ghent there’s so much to see. With only a short time in the city of canals the best views – according to your taste – are probably from the water. Quite a few local people enjoyed the hot weather in a very relaxed manner, sitting by the boats drifting by.

Amsterdam-sketch

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