Archive for the tag 'Art'

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 26th 2012

Kirs… A Fairy Among fairies….

Dani created this picture from a portrait that I took of myself (the sub title is hers).
It is interesting that many people over the years I have called me a faerie…
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22 Comments CherryPie on May 18th 2012

Comments Off CherryPie on Feb 29th 2012

For my recent visit to London the original plan was to visit St Paul’s cathedral. The last time I visited the cathedral was on a school trip so you can guess how long ago that was… However, after the plan was made protesters took up residence just outside the cathedral so a plan [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2011

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Snow Globe

Last Saturday I went on a day trip to London (more about the day soon).  At this time of year it is a must to go and see the Christmas decorations in the windows at Selfridges.  This year the theme seemed to be white and the windows didn’t grab my attention.  Until I came to [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2011

A fascinating painting by Pieter Brueghel the Younger has just come up for sale.  The National Trust and the Art Fund are campaigning to purchase the picture which dates back to 1602.
The painting shows Christ being taken to Calvary.  If you look closely at the image you can see a conflict of eras which is [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 5th 2010

I know it is a bit of a cheat and I should have made the effort to get a photo of a real butterfly, but I do rather like the effect of the sun glinting off this sculpture.

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 25th 2010

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