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London today

From above, the British Library looks like a ship; an oil tanker perhaps, since it lacks the elegance of the Art Deco wraparound style. Walking along Mortimer Street, I stopped to look at Radiant House (1915). It has a bit … Continue reading

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A second day in London

I stopped at Africa House (built 1921) on Kingsway to look up at the sculpture that adorns it. Just the teensiest bit problematic? Those disembodied heads on the capitals look like something out of Heart of Darkness, and martial Britannia … Continue reading

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London today

A drizzly afternoon in London that was mine to play with, so I paid my first visit to the Courtauld Gallery. It’s the right size for an art collection – i.e. not dauntingly big – but even so I didn’t … Continue reading

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