Category Archives: Photos

The Political Protest Photograph as an Artwork

Political photographs in museums and national art galleries are rare beasts. At least they were for many years prior to an exhibition of photographs depicting life in Britain: Who We Are: Photographing Britain at Tate Britain, London during 2007. On … Continue reading

Posted in Essays, History of Art, Photos, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Art Installation: The Rising Tide

On the south bank of the Thames in central London, Jason deCaires Taylor has created this sculpture. Accessible at low tide, but submersion at high tide is also as spectacular. Here’s some photo I took at the weekend:

Posted in Culture, Environment, exhibitions, History of Art, London, Photos, Travel | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Art Installation: The Rising Tide

RSPB Wallasea Island

Went to Wallasea Island in South Essex today. I will report on the changes at RSPB soon, but here’s a single picture from one of the local creeks.   Wallasea Island, Essex, Shaun Villiers-Everett July 2015

Posted in Environment, Photos | Tagged , | Comments Off on RSPB Wallasea Island

What’s Up? From Welling Riots to Scoping!

Absolutely nothing really, it’s just I haven’t been on here in over a year! Time flies so fast, blink and I missed it! I’ve nearly finished an MA dissertation and that has kept me busy for the last three months, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, History of Art, London, Photos, Police, Politics, Press | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on What’s Up? From Welling Riots to Scoping!

Back to My Pics! Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

I snapped this river dwelling on the river Crouch at Burnham in Essex on the weekend of the local regatta (Burnham Week). The regatta was almost cancelled completely due to high winds and storms. You can see how much more … Continue reading

Posted in Photos, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Back to My Pics! Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex

London2012: Olympic Park Distractions

The Olympic park is huge. It is though nothing more than a pathway to and from the various venues around the site. You could walk it or hitch a ride on one of the buggies if you were lucky. Certainly … Continue reading

Posted in London2012, Olympics, Photos, Sport | Tagged , | Leave a comment

London2012: Team GB had its fans on the Olympic Park!

Posted in London2012, Olympics, Paralympics, Photos, Sport | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

London2012: Face Painters Prepare for Action on the Olympic Park

What a golden weekend that was! Whilst I get around to organizing the photos from the Sunday on the Olympic Park, here’s one of a kind group of ticket holders preparing their faces for action in the Olympic Stadium Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, London2012, Olympics, Photos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

London2012: Gamesmakers are making a really good impression

Two articles today (links below) show that Gamesmakersare having a real affect on the general public that visit the various venues around London. The most visible are the wayfinders and event services Gamesmakers who stand out in all weathers along … Continue reading

Posted in London2012, Olympics, Photos, Sport, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

London Olympics 2012 and the Journey to the Games by a ‘Gamesmaker’

Copyright the author 2005   he new year sees the start of HD’s countdown to the Olympic Games in July and August 2012. It is a special year for HD since learning that they would be one of the volunteer … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Culture, London, London2012, Photos, Sport | Tagged | Leave a comment