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Horse Power

I so enjoyed my walk around this building. It was wonderful to see the energy in the lines and architecture of the building and then the natural and powerful energy in this magnificent statue of a horse.

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What Were They Talking About?

These statues of Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosevelt in Old Bond Street are magnificent. There’s a casualness and a restfulness about them both. One can’t help but wonder what they were talking about. The story goes that Clementine and … Continue reading

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A Boy on a Rocking Horse

I took this photograph in 2012 while in London.  I only realized after looking at the image that I had captured the gull above the statue’s head as well.  I love surprises like that. Every year a contemporary artwork is … Continue reading

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High Fives in Dulwich

Yesterday we visited the Dulwich Picture Gallery. There are a number of Rembrandt paintings there we wanted to see. So enjoyed it. Then, a little way down from the gallery, we came across this piece. I loved the beautiful way … Continue reading

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The Wonders Of A Roof

A second statue in St Pancras Railway Station in London. The poet and writer John Betjeman looks up at the wonders of the roof of the station. I’m sure there’s a poem being conceived in that head. When I looked … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

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London – Controversy Surrounds a Statue

The erection of the statue of the Mongolian leader, Genghis Khan, at Marble Arch, caused a great deal of controversy. To give you some idea of the kind of reaction here is a quote from labour member Councillor Paul Dimoldenberg: … Continue reading

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