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As I get older, I have realised that fewer things impress me.

Sure I have likes, but impress? Nah, not much!

So when the 2018 Harley Davidson models were released in late ’17 I liked them. 927 more words

Vision Of Torromow Today (Turner Passed This Way)

This is a new painting……

Vision Of Tomorrow Today (Turner Passed This Way)

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A newly-identified Val d’Aosta subject by Turner

Sometimes Sublime Sights appear completely out of the blue. The well-known scholar Timothy Wilcox recently sent me a photograph of the watercolour reproduced below. It forms part of an exceptional private collection which Tim is cataloguing for publication in due course. 3,181 more words


Sea Poem

The sea gossips all day
at the green back door,
“I have come from Dunkirk,
I have come from Marseilles
and Dieppe.”
Death is half as cold as… 151 more words


Turner at Brunnen, Lake Lucerne

2018 brings an especially Sublime sighting. On 30 January, Christie’s, New York offers a superb late Turner watercolour of ‘The Lake of Lucerne from Brunnen, with a Steamer’. 4,304 more words


Four Masterpieces

Here are four of the most recognizable artworks I’ve seen in the last couple of years. In the future, I plan on seeing a few more and I’ll be sure to post those as well. 51 more words


Mr. Turner (2014)

Dir. Mike Leigh. Starring Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey

It takes a great will to make a biopic which does not lead to something. Say that  1,696 more words