east london evening sun
i have become slightly addicted to watching this video
so i decided to share the joy
i was pulling together some nibbles for a snacky picky lunch, setting them out on the kitchen table. “mummy i have a better idea” there were shuffles in the living room and then all the food from the kitchen disappeared. i followed the silence to find that ronnie’s better idea was a picnic in the garden. what a glorious idea.
what a day. i’d tell you about it but right now i’d rather just forget. to put it this way the day didn’t quite pan out the way we wanted it too. but you know, life goes on.
to help forget we trotted down the road for some late lunch. on route we stumbled across these which ronnie thought might come in handy whilst we are carless and now that i’m no longer 30 something. cheeky monkey.
so ronnie will be over the moon that this weeks homework will with no question of a doubt include him!
this weeks better photo project annie shares tips about photographing happy children. this can be super hard, if your that poor small, that is continuously followed around by a phone camera and then is over joyed that mummy then bought a camera, it’s not massively smile inducing! poor ronnie.
you know me i love a wander around these streets finding something new.
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the royal academy of arts challenged seven architects from six countries to awaken the sensibilities of the galleries space around them, sensing spaces. to use the space of the gallery to explore the experimental qualities that are found within architecture. in galleries where the norm is for artwork to hang from the walls, to challenge the galleries to a different experience of space, proportion and light. architecture reimagined.
ben naz – brick lane
the tunnel is just by waterloo station, around 300 meters long, also known as leake street or banksy’s tunnel. it used to be a route for through vehicles when the eurostar was based at waterloo. however when this moved to st pancras it was closed for pedestrian use only in 2008. in the may of this year banksy organised two “cans festivals” one in may and one in august. the walls were decorated high and low with graffiti.
we headed down to the south bank the other weekend for a very different reason to visiting hms belfast. we were in the hood to see the paul smith exhibition, which was most excellent. afterwards as we strolled along the river, ronnie saw the huge battleship up close for the first time and was really taken with it, so we hoped on board and this is what we found.
bad student, bad student, i’ve been off gallivanting around london town and forgotten all about my homework. so without any further excuses i better get on it!
this weeks better photo project talks us through the basics of macro photography. macro photography is something i’ve really been trying to crack but in truth i’m finding it difficult, so this weeks top tips are pretty priceless for me.
a little bit of london fun on the way home from the royal academy of arts