At the south-west corner of the churchyard, facing Shoreditch High Street, is the house known as the Clerk's House.
The present house, which was erected in 1735, is probably the oldest building in Shoreditch.
I recently dug out some old slides from boxes I’ve had knocking around for years and years, and sent them off to be professionally scanned. So now I can see the type of work I was producing over 30 years ago, which has been mind-blowing. Also, quite encouraging. I need to plan to think about preparing to do some more painting.
Wednesday 24 April. At about 7.50pm, I was watching the sun setting at Cromer in Norfolk when I saw the inshore lifeboat east of the pier. As I went down to the beach to get a closer look, the boat turned towards the shore.
A week ago, a truck fly-tipped a load of waste onto the little road I can see from the back of my house. They did this blatantly and in broad daylight on Saturday morning. Within a couple of minutes they were gone.
When I was studying at the Hornsey College of Art in the early 1980’s, I devoted most of the second year of my degree course to practicing the discipline of drawing. I was developing my understanding of structure, line, tone, light and shadow, learning how these things could fundamentally underpin the physical aspects of image-making and painting.
I took these photos of this awesome Cold War wraith at an airshow (probably Farnborough) many years ago. I developed and printed the images myself (at art college). These are scans of the printed photos.