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Beetle Dress

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Environment

Last week, Tamara and I went to the Fashion and Nature exhibition at the V&A in London. I was in London a couple of weeks before, and Tamara asked me to go and scout out the exhibition, which I did. I thought it was a fashion exhibition, not realising that the thrust of it was the damage that fashion does to the natural world. The lower floor of the exhibition was about days gone by […]

Proportions, Space, Framing

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This is a slice through a Nautilus shell. This particular one is in the Zoology Museum in Cambridge, where I photographed it with my iPhone. I tidied up the reflections and the background, but otherwise, this is a Nautilus shell as the Nautilus made it – except sliced in two. The Nautilus has ninety tentacles that it waves about in the water to take food that passes. The shell is its home. It starts out […]

The World Is Falling Apart

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The world is falling apart while we stare at yesterday. Prompted by my wife reading the magazine from the the Ocean Film Festival that we went to last night – that the fish in the sea have reduced by half since 1980. And that by 2050, at the current rate, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. And prompted by looking at the plastic dish that the cod steaks came in that […]