A series of dreams.

Title taken from one of Dylan’s classics which you can search for if you wish. I’ve been cleaning up some photo files (foto phyles) and extracting some favourites which I will post singly. Any of you who write epic poems or haiku or limericks are free to these any but please acknowledge. In the New Forest in the south of England and removing some tangled … Continue reading A series of dreams.

Under the burden and heat of the day

John Knifton made special mention of the painting by David Davies and I thought I would come back and focus on this one alone. Under the burden and heat of the day was his ‘scholarship piece’, which he submitted to the National Gallery School’s annual Travelling Scholarship in 1890, for which he was runner-up to Aby Altson. Davies was 26. Legend has it that when … Continue reading Under the burden and heat of the day