Month: August 2011

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Tower Hamlets Creatures White sheep or black sheep? And who’s the black sheep: the sheep in the foreground? The corporate power in the background? I like the complexity of this image which at a first glance doesn’t seem complex at all. And it makes me think of the discussions all around me about the riots in London: the temptation to divide into black & white and find easy answers when in fact things are so very complex, […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Lewisham creatures I saw these “Moon Jellyfish” in the Aquarium at the Horniman Museum. I loved the way they radiated so much peacefulness and serenity in a week where Lewisham and other parts of London have experienced so much violence and upsetness. They looked like some outer-worldly creaturs to me – fairies? aliens? angels? – and remind me of how my father would sit in front of his fish tank for ours to find his feet […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Southwark creatures I spontaneously decided to cycle a different route home from Peckham the other day and got totally & utterly lost. To the point that when I eventually stepped down to consult my map I couldn’t even identify my location. As I was looking for street signs I spotted this rather unusually colourful tank in a – for such a vehicle – rather unusually peaceful garden in the middle of urban London. After all […]