Tag Archives: London

The Tate Modern Museum

As we visit museums this year I find my eye caught by much that was of less interest to me a few years ago. I still love the Impressionists / post-impressionists and old masters, but my appreciation for a wider … Continue reading

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From Cricket to the Elgin Marbles . . .

This trip to London has involved a lot of new experiences for us, mixed in with some old favourites. Paul has faithfully recorded our daily adventures and I’ll try not to duplicate anything. Some of the things that stand out … Continue reading

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The Tate Modern

Today we walked to the Tate Modern. It is so nice to be on the south bank of The Thames in downtown London. Most things we like are within 2 miles from the apartment. It appears as if we will … Continue reading

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The Courtauld

Our first full day in London we decided to go to The Courtauld Gallery. This is a must on our London list, as it should be for any art lover. Today’s visit featured two special exhibits as well as many … Continue reading

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Europe 2015

We are about to embark on another artistic painting and photography trip. The advance art bag is already in France, we have oriented our friends who will be staying in our house, and have our luggage ready to go. However, … Continue reading

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A Day Well Spent

Today we used the second day of our bus tour to take a long boat tour from Westminster to Greenwich on the Thames. After our long traffic-delayed experience yesterday we were leery of the outcome of this decision. However, we … Continue reading

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Our House Sitter Took The Keys

Yesterday our friend Lisa got the keys to our house, studio, and mailbox. She will be staying here during our absence. While we are painting in France Lisa will be working on a novel. We hope to exchange our creative … Continue reading

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A European Painting Sojourn Begins

All our bags are packed (almost) and we’re ready to go (not quite). Our art supplies are almost packed. They will be shipped as unaccompanied baggage before we leave. Therefore, that is the first priority. We will be sending two … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Yes, we are in Ireland and it is grand . . . smiling. It’s good to be settled for a few weeks, to have a home where the suitcases are unpacked and we are not in unremitting tourist mode, where … Continue reading

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