It was very quiet in the Gallery today – I think I had more visits from Olveston staff than the public. I’ve always got writing to work on and with Anthony Ritchie’s Expressions playing in the background I was very content. Barry usually arrives mid morning with a very welcome hot chocolate or a snack so I’m set for the day.
I took this photo in a back room before I moved Annie Lambourne’s sculpture into the Gallery. Using kitchen utensils Annie has created this amazing sculpture in response to a poem I wrote called, Olveston! Well there had to be a poem by that name didn’t there! And staying with the kitchen theme ……..
………here is Sheryl McCammon’s response to a poem I wrote about the kitchen utensils and canisters. There is a shelf in the Olveston scullery which looks exactly like this. Sheryl’s attention to detail is amazing; the printing on the canisters, the shading and she’s even noted the slight rusting on some of the tins. And talking of noting…….
…..below is Allan McMorran’s clever response to my poem, A note from the Steinway.