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It’s a formal park with a small zoo, a popular cafe and two ponds. The lower pond is probably less visited but is an attractive wooded space.

Golder's Hill Pond

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Good to see the barges on the Regent’s Canal free of algae – the reflections are now visible even though the light is poor.

regents canal ekx

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A stroll along the Regents Canal near Kings Cross, on a sunny but cold winter’s day. Beautiful reflections – ideal for watercolours – with several views to paint….

regents-canal

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Probably not a recommended composition but the shapes and reflections make this almost an abstract. Perhaps next time….

Princes Dock2

 

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To Norwich and back via Oxburgh and Cambridge…..

Reflections

 

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In the mist the bridge looks more mysterious, so a broad brush seemed appropriate.

bridge-at-kenwood

 

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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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