Author archive for Jane Tomlinson

  • Sep212007

    Postcard from Arles: a walk in Vincent van Gogh’s footsteps

    2 September 2007 Vincent van Gogh arrived in Arles in the south of France in February 1888 to seek light,…

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  • Jul092007

    Steely Dan, at last!

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    I don't remember exactly when I first heard a Steely Dan record, but I guess it might have been 'Reelin'…

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  • Jun242007
    Rebecca-van-der-Putt

    All that remains

    This weekend was spent scattering the ashes of my best buddy Rebecca who died, aged 38, in January 2007. She…

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  • Mar182007
    Robben Island

    A visit to Robben Island

    Guided tours of visitor attractions can be pretty ropey. They can feel like the guide is simply reading meaningless words…

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  • Jan112007

    Remembering Rebecca

    Rebecca van der Putt, known to her friends as Bec or treaclechops, was my best mate. And now she’s gone,…

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  • Nov012006

    Velazquez at the National Gallery

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    Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velazquez (1599-1660) was one helluva painter. The exhibition of his paintings at the National Gallery…

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  • Oct152006

    The Green Man

    If I say 'green man' there's a damned good chance you'll think of a pub or an alien from Mars.…

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  • Jul162006
    Callanish: the sky moves sideways

    Painting Callanish

    Callanish is a remarkable neolithic monument on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. It is a circle and…

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  • Jun032006

    Nick Harper: total eclipse of the son

    Nick Harper is the son of legendary singer-songwriter Roy Harper. He grew up surrounded by his Dad’s musical friends from…

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  • Apr152006
    Making a collagraph

    Making a collagraph

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    A collagraph is a printed image made using a ‘plate’ crafted from collage materials such as paper, cardboard, glue, sand,…

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