Monthly Archives: April 2015

They’re taking down the statues …

News this morning that the statue of Cecil Rhodes has been removed from UCT in Cape Town. Rhodes was of course an utter racist. By today’s standards much of his behaviour was reprehensible in the extreme. But of course the … Continue reading

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National Portait Photography prize 2015

Easter Monday was damp and rainy. Too rainy to get anything done in the garden so we went to the National Portrait Galley to look at this years Photographic Portraiture prize winners. And I didn’t like any of them. All … Continue reading

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An eclipse … or not

I’d been quite enthusiastic over this weekend’s lunar eclipse. It had been quite some time since I’d seen a good one, and this one promised to be interesting, and happened to occur on a weekend, and even better, at a … Continue reading

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