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At Last, The Day Has Finally Arrived.

With a spring in my step, I came up for air at Piccadilly Circus Station, whistling Ludwig Minkus’ glorious recurrent melody from La Bayadère with thoughts of the astounding Natalia Osipova uppermost in my thoughts.   I was returned to the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Windsor… that dress!

Aerial view: Windsor Castle, Berkshire.   In the mad dash to board the train from King’s Cross/St. Pancras Station to Paddington Station, I boarded the wrong train and ended up losing almost of hour of valuable time.  Nonetheless to Windsor with … Continue reading

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Shopping @ British Museum.

On the occasion of HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday, the sunrise was the most glorious display of apricot orange, manseport orange and blood orange tonalities.  So ravishing was it that I had to get up from the … Continue reading

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When Things Don’t Go to Plan.

Just another hotel that looks onto Bloomsbury’s Russell Square.  Monday morning, November 12, 2018 rolled around with me being a bit on the antsy side.  Just a couple of days before leaving on the trip, I received an email notice … Continue reading

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The Remains of Armistice Day.

Strangely, though the major part of Armistice Day celebrations were long concluded, there were still more persons moving westward towards the Cenotaph than easterly towards Trafalgar Square.  My companion, a spectacled, freckled guy in his early 30s, was keen on … Continue reading

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Gosh that was fun!

Thanks to World Ballet Day, there was positively nothing or no one that was going to dissuade me from hitting London town.  Armistice Day and La Bayadère, you say… ha! Naturally, I returned to London, in my ongoing research/quest for … Continue reading

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Two Albrechts but what a Giselle!

Second night in London and there was still lots of snow — at least, by London standards; after Montréal where three feet of snow is no horror, 1.5 inches seemed to have arrested London in its tracks — I was … Continue reading

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HRH Charles, Prince of Wales.

Bust of HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, sculptor Frances Segelman & HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales. Just as when first discovering Lucian Freud’s and Jonathan Yeo’s works, I was greatly moved on discovering sculptor, Frances Segelman and her … Continue reading

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J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free.

Last Thursday, I ventured to the Art Gallery of Ontario to attend the much anticipated J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free exhibition.  Nice it was to have run into an old colleague during the members’ preview, when it is … Continue reading

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Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps.

Oil on Canvas 146 x 237.5 cm C. 1812 William Turner. Provenance: Tate Museum, London, England. http://www.tate.org.uk/ Today, thanks to Mike Leigh’s deft and masterful vision, as if in a lucid astral plane dream spanning the spiral arms of time, … Continue reading

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