Day Cafe Tabacco – thankfully passing by this one. Heading towards Chiba Ken. Making some marks, looking out above rooftops, past a few scrapers and Honmonji Koen… Smiley Daikokuten god of fortune and prosperity suddenly pops up into view at Yurakucho station. On into Cafe Tonga, and an excellent Soya Cappuccino in truly tonga (pointy) […]
Transparent green watersBelow red iron and grey blue cracked concrete –Winter sunshine fades quickly across Edogawa. High, looking along the TamagawaHanging over a balconyPhotographing in the cobalt Pacific sky
Am I on a wild sheep chase again? The roaming adventures drawing, marks and rubbings, hill-walk and the sheep bridge reminded me of Murakami’s early novel ‘A Wild Sheep Chase’.
I always enjoy walking , looking out for visual urban experience and contrasts, and these are some shots from recent short walks. This derelict slightly monstrous old UK shopping building is quite interesting, with its quirky and ironic old signage ‘Talisman’, ‘Costcutter’, ‘Jade House’… lots of good textures to re-look at too.
roast chicken and arran brie still sea signpost east route supply structures winding ascent moving quickly fresh burn water not a soul or bird in sight through the rockline getting tired need food goat fell summit sudden wind and jagged torn rock vista food stop lying low following companions wild goat and animal howls no […]
Although it has been pretty wet and cool in Scotland recently, I’ve been walking in and out of Glasgow. The colours are often intensified as the light becomes subdued under the heavy skies, so the atmospheres are literally quite close, humid, with dripping greens emerging out of dark shadows… Was out one day around my […]
The final Abernethy post – a speedy drawing trip up Cairn Gorm munro at midnight, looking out into the deep blue midsummer twilight sky and hill shapes. There were some good stories and laughs on this outing! The music in the driving clip we were listening to was the Billy Bragg & Wilco album “Mermaid […]
curving cloud whisps , crumbling embattlements , thin brown steel straight and low , under the horizon cutting space , hum , fresh breeze clear skies , unreal machines whizzing by crow wing , silver-grey-blue biege mud , biege puddles , shadow-lines no signs , below the sheep-line , slow ascent tubes and pipes , […]