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En Saga

After looking through the guidebooks, we decided we couldn’t fit all three Baltic states into a single holiday, so we opted for a trip to Rīga and Tallin. The logistics were straightforward but not trivial, and we ended up with … Continue reading

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Ancient and Modern

We went to Oxford on Saturday to see the exhibition of America’s Cool Modernism at the Ashmolean. For the most part I enjoyed it, though one or two of the more abstract pieces didn’t really appeal; it was interesting to … Continue reading

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Best of 2017

So, farewell then, 2017. Better than 2016, but that is setting the bar a bit low. The best of the year for me: Fiction – The Art of Noise, by Julian Barnes Non-Fiction – Kind of Blue, by Ken Clarke … Continue reading

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Moomindulwich

On Saturday we headed out to Dulwich Picture Gallery for their Tove Jansson exhibition. Although it’s a relatively small exhibition space, sometimes I think they squeeze a lot into it, but not so much this time. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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The Dubliners

Through a variety of logical twists centred on other events, we opted for a short break in Dublin last weekend. Leaving directly from work, the flight from London City Airport was much less hassle than Heathrow, and although we didn’t … Continue reading

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Trainspotting

I pass Old Oak Common depot on the way to work every day. Sometimes I’m getting a little extra shut-eye, but sometimes I look out of the window, and one day, a few months ago, I saw a banner advertising … Continue reading

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Inter alia

I had a short-list for filling time in the afternoons prior to the Proms, quite literally for a rainy day. The forecast for Thursday wasn’t good though it turned out fine in the end. The Bank of England Museum is … Continue reading

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