Category Archives: London out and about

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Love it or loathe it, it’s still a highlight in the calendar of artists and art lovers.   We have always loved it.   I used to go with my mother to the private view for years and years before … Continue reading

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Private View at The Garden Museum in Lambeth!

                  I sit next to a glamorous woman in a black chiffon dress on the 507 at Victoria heading for Lambeth Palace and  we get talking, as one does!  Three hours ago I was still potting … Continue reading

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Poet in residence in Earls Court Square!

Oh that’s me! One of the poets taking part in the Open Garden Squares Weekend 17th and 18th June with many thanks to The Poetry school for such a unique opportunity.                         … Continue reading

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Briefly to Brompton Cemetery and breakfast at Troubadour!

Doesn’t have quite the same ring as ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ but on a sunny morning quite romantic none the less… Brompton Cemetery,  What an amazing place, wonderful walkway, bluebells, beautiful architecture and interesting gravestones.             Discovered the … Continue reading

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A pas de deux for a poet in residence?

      I am so lucky I have been given Earls Court Square as poet in residence for the Open Gardens Square Weekend on the 17-18 June 2017 in London, thanks to the Poetry School. Now I have to try and … Continue reading

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Poetry London’s Spring Launch in brief.

I was up in London at Kings Place this week despite the fact I have had problems with my eyes and hate the the cold weather! Well my eyes were settling and I had already bought a ticket for Poetry … Continue reading

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To Troubadour despite Southern Trains…

Monday –  sat in the One shop to get a ticket to London along with others hoping their trip to the panto was not on a strike day! Even today potential cancellations so decided to leave early to get the … Continue reading

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Wonderful light today…

    I was out in the garden pruning a plum tree, tidying up the virginia creeper and collecting the last of the raspberries.  I’ve always loved the way the green leaves on the virginia creeper change to red and gold … Continue reading

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More from Postman’s Park

London Parks and Garden Squares Weekend.  This year in Postman’s Park they had John Price, who has written  a book about the people on the Watts memorial tiles, giving talks. He is an historian as well as a man who has … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with one poet in residence – Postman’s Park

I travel up from Brighton but with so many train cancellations my partner and I found a last minute stay in the City. Lots more time to get more organised too. This year thirty poets took part in Mixed Borders … Continue reading

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