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Lucinda Mudge + Take What You Want

Art Attack

“It’s such a lovely part of the world,” says the artist Lucinda Mudge over a long lunch in the Guggenheim Bilbao where she’s now exhibiting. 619 more words


47 - Selfies and Ceramics

Before visit 46 I wasn’t a fan of the Victoria and Albert Museum. My first visit consisted of walking in to try find the reading library but getting caught up in the line to enter, main foyer filled to the brim with people and then instantly leaving. 855 more words


"Curiouser and Curiouser"

A couple of nights ago I sat in the dark way, way after midnight, staring at the laptop screen as dollar numbers clicked over on an item being auctioned in Belgium. 1,000 more words

Review: The Hare With the Amber Eyes

I find I can only read certain types of books on holiday.  Nothing too heavy either in weight or subject matter.  Something which can properly draw me in often suits.  782 more words


Edmund de Waal (3)

Today we’re celebrating a small installation in our Library to coincide with the publication of Edmund de Waal’s new book, White.   There is something appropriately serious and thoughtful to it only being a small group of choice objects, some of them selected from, and all of them incorporated in, Jim Cadbury-Brown’s great historical/modernist library space.   53 more words

Dachau porcelain

tomorrow morning (friday 25th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4
allach, read by julian rhind-tutt (4th of 5 episodes of the white road by edmund de waal) (in the book of the week series) 48 more words

The White Road

In the realm of all things are connected in the universe, I was travelling along in a slow queue of cars this morning, as the local council have decided to dig up most of Oxfordshire in order order to turn roundabouts into hamburgers to alleviate traffic congestion. 118 more words