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A trip to Dungeness to visit Derek Jarman’s garden, smell the salt-sea and feel the wind in my hair.

Captivating place. The majesty of the skies, the muted colours, the ephemeral, shifting landscape, the force of the wind – all very inspiring. 32 more words


A London Year

Paperback now available – £12.99

365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters – compiled by Travis Elborough & Nick Rennison

“With Thelma to the George Inn, Southwark, for a lunch of steak-and-kidney pie, cherry pie and beer. 235 more words

Non Fiction

Ακολουθίες της Ραπτικής, δοξολογία.

Όποιος κοροϊδεύει, κοροϊδεύει τα μούτρα του. Και έτσι μου ψιθύρισε το Ένα τραγουδάκι, σήμερα, την Παγκόσμια Ημέρα της Γυναίκας: κι εδώ, Βοήθειά μας! Ώστε, ελάτε φίλοι μου να κάνουμε το Τεστ, να δούμε και τί σόι Ράπτριες είμεθα, και τί σογιού οι Ράφτες.


Caravaggio (1986)

UK 93m, Colour
Director: Derek Jarman; Cast: Nigel Terry, Sean Bean, Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane

Caravaggio is a fictional biopic of the influential 17th century Italian painter who is known for his naturalistic depictions of the human condition and his dramatic use of light. 90 more words


On the nature of daylight

I’ve been trying to work on my photography. Last year I bought a new camera, upgrading our old Sony bridge camera for a new Canon DSLR. 360 more words

"Blue is Darkness Made Visible": Derek Jarman's Descent into Death

Today is the 20th anniversary of the death of English film director, stage designer, artist, gardener, author, and active advocate for gay rights, Derek Jarman. Considered one of Europe’s greatest independent film-makers, he died on the 19th of February 1994, after a six-year battle with AIDS.   815 more words



I’ve always been intrigued by maps and have made a special effort to visit every coastal spot in England at the end of a white road. 562 more words

Thoughts On Life