Morning

Unable to comply just yet with the top-down instruction to move get up out of bed. Instead, horizontal passive protest. Eventually, giving up the resistance to just be. Be the morning stillness, hear the birds whispering softly, feel the coolness of spring morning air rushing in to greet my skin. As I rest there, letting…

Jeff Koons at The Ashmolean

  “This experience is about you – your desires, your interests, your relationship with this image.”  Jeff Koons, The Raft of the Medusa   This is an absolutely fascinating exhibition. I’d not heard of the artist before visiting today and without having a membership card so free entry I might have missed this one. The…

The First Wednesday

New and unusual working life means I now have the luxury of Wednesdays OFF.  Well, the idea is supposed to be that I use the time for studying, but how could I resist spending the first of these ‘Wed-study-days’ out and about. My destination of choice for such mini-adventures is currently the Ashmolean Museum in…

End of Love

A few months ago, after a Saturday morning OU tutorial, I visited the Modern Art Oxford gallery.  I had walked past many times before and always been curious to see what was there and perhaps enjoy a coffee in the Café if nothing else.  So, being in Oxford anyway and not in any hurry to…