Another Look

I've gone coast to coast, just to contemplate Joni Mitchell - Blue Motel Room No sooner had I basked in the Sandsend sunshine than it was time for me to return to Bootle, where the nearest interesting stretch of sand is to be found at Crosby, the beach where Antony Gormley's work Another Place stands … Continue reading Another Look

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Revelation

I talk a lot about feedback in my job, and how we frequently dismiss the feedback we receive as we experience denial and then emotions such as anger or embarrassment.  Then all the words pour out as we make excuses.  We don't want to accept our imperfections or listen to others describe our strengths.  Far … Continue reading Revelation

Baltic

Baltic: Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːltɪk, ˈbɒlt-/ Origin: late 16th century: from medieval Latin Balticus, from late Latin Balthae 'dwellers near the Baltic Sea' It's funny how the brain responds to certain stimuli.  Earlier this week I received an email from my friend Anna in Sweden telling the tale of a lucky escape when her home caught fire.  (Luckily she's fine).  I've only been … Continue reading Baltic

Time & Place

The last week has seen me making a few journeys cross-country, where I've been based in Aintree on Merseyside.  Of course I packed my camera, in the hope that I might have the opportunity to make a short detour to Crosby beach and find a new angle on Another Place, the collection (100 in all) of Antony … Continue reading Time & Place