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Collaboration Oxfordshire Artweeks

A colleague of mine – Rhiannon Evans – is running an event in May that’s about birthdays. Anyone can join in – see here – and the brief is wide: A playful exploration of birthdays: real and imagined, near and … Continue reading

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Dad’s legacy

Today wasn’t the best day to be booked into Wellington Barracks and the Guards Museum. It was only the day after the terrorist atrocity at the Palace of Westminster and so much of the area was prohibited to cars and … Continue reading

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Too many goodbyes?

We had dad’s house cleared yesterday. I say dad’s house although we moved in as a family in 1964, I left home in 1982, mum lived there until her death in 2014 and dad died there on June 8th this … Continue reading

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A history of pictures

I’ve been reading a History of Pictures[1] this week. The book’s strength has been to draw my attention to particular works and draw out particular points. This began at the very beginning where a point about connections across genres and … Continue reading

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Same images, different presentations

Here below are two ways of represented my late dad through time. The first in a simple grid. The second is a gif of the same images. I much prefer the former as it allows ones eyes to pause momentarily … Continue reading

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12 years.

As I am going through my late parent’s photo albums issues of continuity and change keep popping up. Take these two photos of dad. The first one was taken on June 29th 1992 when dad was aged 65, the right … Continue reading

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Album 1 (18, 19, 20 and 21 of 58)

More photos of dad in Malaya with the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards. The last few photos of dad in Malaya and then some snaps of Ceylon taken when the boat docked on the way back to England. The album then … Continue reading

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