Big Voice London - model Law Commission report

BIG VOICE LONDON - MODEL LAW COMMISSION REPORT

Here's a challenge - I had to think of a single picture which will combine these areas of law: 1. Automated vehicles 2. Insolvency...

Ghost Girl at Camden People's Theatre

GHOST GIRL AT CAMDEN PEOPLE'S THEATRE

Studio Deli feels like planning gain in a soulless Broadgate development where the air conditioning pumps out a faint odour of Camembert....

 
 
 
Orchestra management fails to score

ORCHESTRA MANAGEMENT FAILS TO SCORE

‘Seating can be a problem with loud brass or percussion seated immediately behind. You want them to bugger off because they're deafening...

Supreme Court: the grim RIPA

SUPREME COURT: THE GRIM RIPA

Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair... This problematic line from Milton's Lycidas comes to mind as I confront the hairscape. Some...

 
 
 
Read Not Dead: proving that old plays aren't basket cases

READ NOT DEAD: PROVING THAT OLD PLAYS AREN'T BASKET CASES

Here are some Brexit campaigners with a hamper of tombola prizes designed to show Michel Barnier that the UK is primed to dominate...

Brexit symposium at IALS

BREXIT SYMPOSIUM AT IALS

Health warning: personal views on Brexit The country has split like a failed sauce. The atmosphere is officially one of acceptance...

 
 
 
Johnny Hallyday live at the Albert Hall

JOHNNY HALLYDAY LIVE AT THE ALBERT HALL

The warm-up act is a brassy blonde in a fondant-pink dress with a belief that she sounds like Amy Winehouse. Simeon, The Only Person...

Carols in the Supreme Court

CAROLS IN THE SUPREME COURT

The Treasury Singers are never knowingly over-rehearsed and a good thing too, considering the day job. This year they are raising money...

 
 
 
Annie Curtis Jones

ANNIE CURTIS JONES

Costume designer Annie Curtis Jones had many facets to her life and I knew only one: her ingenious designs for Notting Hill Carnival...

Is this the source of Paddington Bear's pop-up?

IS THIS THE SOURCE OF PADDINGTON BEAR'S POP-UP?

Watching Paddington 2, I get a Proustian jolt when the big-hearted bear opens a faked-up film-prop antiquarian book and Tower Bridge...

 
 
 
The right trousers

THE RIGHT TROUSERS

I inherited six manual typewriters, gave away five and regret it. Please send unwanted ones my way. I use my remaining one to hammer...

UK Supreme Court Yearbook

UK SUPREME COURT YEARBOOK

..."and what is the use of a book," thought Alice, "without pictures or conversation?" The UK Supreme Court Yearbook is more Wisden...

 
 
 
Havona laugh

HAVONA LAUGH

I return to the long-running disruption that is Havona House. Here is the impression on the website of the project's original architects....

Old Bailey judge in crime cover-up

OLD BAILEY JUDGE IN CRIME COVER-UP

Tom Keating Cold case - evidence sought. In 1979 a crime was committed in the dock of Court no. 1 at the Old Bailey, in front of the...

 
 
 
Brexit criminal law seminar. No spoilers necessary

BREXIT CRIMINAL LAW SEMINAR. NO SPOILERS NECESSARY

Brexit comes early to Notting Hill No chance of good news about Brexit: the speaker is wearing his brown trousers. Unless we can find...

Life class

LIFE CLASS

Facilitated by Ron Best in Portobello.

 
 
 
'Catch me when I fall.'

'CATCH ME WHEN I FALL.'

Oops 'Take your time' and 'Catch me when I fall' are what I overhear most often at this weekend's moko jumbie workshop for children...

Book I can't let go: Collins Essential Calculator

BOOK I CAN'T LET GO: COLLINS ESSENTIAL CALCULATOR

Condition: good Inscribed, in ink: To Ken, so you can make billions and billions in the Mediterranean sun. Yolande 4/7/81 Weybridge Probably...

 
 
 
Through the eye-holes at the Ashmolean Museum

THROUGH THE EYE-HOLES AT THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

As I leave the Japanese galleries I glimpse a masked dancer behind glass in a corridor. The convulsive anguish of her movements and...

Pro-amdram at Gray's Inn

PRO-AMDRAM AT GRAY'S INN

The interval The poet Ruth Padel, allowed to study one of Beethoven's manuscripts, kissed it when the curator wasn't looking. This...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting “Polka...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting “Polka Dot Cactus” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 12"x12"x1" Acrylic on Canvas-Available Read more ...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale “First Frost” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 30"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $1575 Read more ...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale...

Botanical Abstract Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media Fine Art For Sale “First Frost” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 30"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $1575 Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Song Without Words” by Illinois...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Song Without Words” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

Fresh off the easel...another fun, lively, colorful multimedia floral abstract with a bouquet of light peach roses, a vase of music notes, dots, squibbles, words, touches of... Read more ...

Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Tesla, “Nikola Tesla” by Texas Artist Debra...

Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Tesla, “Nikola Tesla” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.. 10"x8" Palette Knife Oil Painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available $125.00 plus $14.00 Shipping in U.S. Read more ...

Other Voices: 1941

Other Voices: 1941

October 1941. "Woodville, Greene County, Georgia. Section of a house built in the 1830s by the grandfather of Mr. Wade Durham. The house is now occupied by a Negro family... Read more ...

GOLDEN SKY by TOM BROWN

GOLDEN SKY by TOM BROWN

This painting is available here. Click the link for full details. Read more ...

A week in Northland

A week in Northland

A week in Northland I was in Northland late January - early February and packed my sketchbook and mini watercolour set alongside the togs and sunscreen. First off, it was great... Read more ...

Chihilsitoon Garden Project / Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Chihilsitoon Garden Project / Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Courtesy of Aga Khan Trust for Culture Architects: Aga Khan Trust for Culture Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Category: Restoration Lead Architects: Ajmal Maiwandi & Sekandar... Read more ...

Boris and Marla E Talk Art Shit

Boris and Marla E Talk Art Shit

Boris Douglas Garbe and Marla E Artist held an informal talk at The Nook on Robinson,. Boris's dog Lump slept on the chair behind the hosts. Boris runs the Art Gallery at Mills... Read more ...