Monthly Archives: October 2013

Very seventies

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Harold and Maude

Flares in tasteful vertical stripes, the occasional flower in the hair, a Cat Stevens score, three windscreen wipers on the car.  The humour is broad, but timed to perfection.  Ruth Gordon took her last big chance with both hands, while Bud Cort’s role was made in heaven for him.  I sewed loops onto the telescopes and let the old magic work.

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Vertigo

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It was all about steps.  And walls.  And revetments.  And sheer drops.     (Click photos for larger image.)

It was everyone's idea of a castle

It was everyone’s idea of a castle

The green way poised between a bank and a drop

The green way poised between a bank and a drop

Phantom arches from an ancient remodelling

Phantom arches from an ancient remodelling

Seventy two, but the 'safety' barrier will stop you after a mere thirty six
Seventy two, but the ‘safety’ barrier will stop you after a mere thirty six

Rare experience:  looking down into the crown of a massive cedar

Rare experience: looking down into the crown of a massive cedar

Pleats below

Pleats below

Stone and clay above

Stone and clay above

Delicate detail among the vast stony bones

Delicate detail among the vast stony bones

Tips of a great sheet of ivy

Tips of a great sheet of ivy

Geography at nano-scale

Geography at nano-scale