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The newly cleaned #Coade frieze going back up at #Belmont. Note how the inset 'tassle' cleverly hides the join.
How can the world be so very blue and very green? Shottesbrooke Park
Thinking about the #GeorgianHouse @HRP_palaces @HamptonCourtUK today.Wysteria in its walled garden in full bloom
@SirWilliamD Here's Ety's 1791 view of Westminster from below the bridge - Kings Arms Steps #Belmont #London
We're getting some amazing definition back into even tiny #Coade stone elements as we clean. #18thC #Belmont
Here's my commute crossing today. Waters higher but remarkably, Olde Bell still dry & open for business. #floods
Today's journey to work. High welly height. Hope 1484 builders of our house knew how to pick their site. #flood
Dawn over Arran from Saddell Bay. Magical.
Original & great fun: Cast Back @AshmoleumMuseum #livefriday
Books designed by Rennie Mackintosh for publisher Blackie for whom he designed #HillHouse. Read them there.
The magical Apprentice's Pillar in Rosslyn Chapel. #RosslynCastle #CollegehillHouse
And here's Verity as we set off for #Lundy. I find myself very impressed.
So here's THAT sculpture, Verity, beside Oldenburg docking. Like so many Hirsts, so much better than its press.
Waking up to lovely sunrise at #Dolbelydr.
In Kennington for mtg- how nice to find 2 #Coade stone Laughing Philosopher keystones peeping out as I park.
Snatched lunch hour in Richard Rogers exhib. Here's a thought - box of Lego in every Landmark...?
And here's the hatch in the golden ball at the top. Room inside for Hellfire Club to sit & 'philosophise '
On top of St Lawrence's church tower in West Wycombe - wonderful views of Chilterns.
Maidenhead station: this quiet sculpture such a brilliant reminder of man who saved Jewish children fr Prague #WW2
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