Month: August 2012

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

love this is the name of an exhibition i went to see at Poplar Bath – an old public baths from the 1850s with prominent 1930s design features and traces of a later era when the already disused pool became a practice site where apprentices were taught how to mix mortar, erect scaffolding and use various other trade tricks. Poplar Bath was finally closed in the late 1980s and has since been standing there, a […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

pause it is really impossible NOT to talk about the olympics here at some point… they officially closed last sunday night, with another glitzy extravaganza that was bright enough to get caught on the tower blocks around my home. my favourite moment of that evening was the ugandan gold medal – their first olympic medal in 40 years!… i was really very curious what would happen in the immediate aftermath of the olympics. i mean: […]

pic of the week

deep:black / Weekly photo blog

spaciousness this week we went up to Norfolk for a 3-day creative deep:black retreat. it’s been full of miracles from playful seals to stranded sea stars, patient birds of prey, bright rainbows, noisy thunderstorms, empty beaches, grassy sand dunes, to big skies and even bigger seas. i’m amazed at how being in nature and in the elements immediately makes me feel more whole and alive – strange that i have just read this quote by […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

peaceful contrary to all predictions and advance panic, london has felt extremely peaceful during this first week of the olympic games. near empty streets, fully empty regents park, near empty restaurants on the south bank and friendly people everywhere. sure, the summer holidays helps. and the opening ceremony HAS reconciled many of us with the games… another very peaceful place – a true epicenter of peace – is Kingsley Hall in my neighbourhood, the community […]