Ruth Corney talking about "Swimming on the Heath" at Camden Local History Centre; she's been taking photos of swimmers on Hampstead Heath for some years and now they are part of a book written by Caitlin Davies, "Taking the Waters: A Swim around Hampstead Heath". The photos of swimmers in the snow are ... chilling ...
First method of killing tim - poking around in a bookshop - this bit of the wishlist is from the natural history (general) section -
British Museum; the sketchbook was in my bag, but I was disinclined to settle down to an afternoon of drawing ... not sure what I'm looking to draw ... but wandering from gallery to gallery was instructive.
|Percival David collection of Chinese ceramics|
|Love that copper glaze! The deep dish was made about 1430.|
|Instead of labels, info is on screens|
|Elsewhere, Roman surgical instruments|
sophisticated hub" of Lamb's Conduit Street, with some tempting shops, including Persephone Books -