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Zhong Zhiyuan – elegance in stone
The sculpture of Zhong Zhiyuan Perhaps a trifle soft on, but there is a charismatic elegance to it nevertheless.
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Performances in the Seventies
Here is a link to performance art from the seventies in my website archive The photo above shows the core group of the Theatre of Mistakes: Fiona Templeton, Mickey Greenall, Peter Stickland, Glenys Johnson, Miranda Payne, Anthony Howell. Some of … Continue reading
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The Swing Ceremony
As a monument, this takes some beating! An annual swinging ceremony known as Triyampavai-Tripavai was held at Giant Swings of major cities until 1935, when it was abolished for safety reasons. The Giant Swing was constructed in 1784 in front … Continue reading
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Conflict with the Eyes Closed
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A Monkey Reflects upon Eternity
x We come back as us. Call it representation. For so as to comply with time being space And space time, from one life to the next, There can be no development. We just exist again, Each our own link … Continue reading
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The Ramakien mural surrounding Bangkok’s Emerald Buddha Temple
Wat Phra Kaew is the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Wat Phra Kaew’s importance as a Buddhist temple in Thailand owes to its association with the kings of Thailand, but also because it houses the Emerald Buddha statue. This temple … Continue reading
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As they say, guys, Don’t Poke the Bear!
Detail from the mural in what might be termed the cloisters of the Wat of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok. Created 200 years ago, roughly. It was and indeed is a Royal commission which has been restored at least once … Continue reading
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Drawing Khao Sok with the eyes shut.
See also my post ‘Photographs of Khao Sok’. Khao Sok National Park, South Thailand. Another image of the lake Drawing with the eyes closed.
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ACCORDING TO PLINY
The dragon, ever at war with the elephant, Is itself of so enormous a size, As easily to overwhelm the elephant, Seize it in its clutches and encircle Its legs in its coils. x The contest is equally Fatal to … Continue reading
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