Modern Works on Paper
The Royal Academy of Arts
31 January - 3 February
I always feel like knitting in the winter too, I think it must be something to do with the survival instinct. One of these days I will try my hand at one of his lovely bright designs.
I took the tube to Hampstead, and walked down to Belsize Park to meet Diane. On the way I took a few photos.
Flask Walk, Hampstead
The present church was built close to the ruin. The foundation stone was laid in the presence of the Dowager Queen Adelaide (married previously to William IV, and aunt to Queen Victoria), who was residing in Bentley Priory at the time. This Anglican church, named St. John the Evangelist was consecrated in 1850.Sir William Schwenck Gilbert is buried here: Dramatist, librettist, poet, illustrator who worked with Sir Arthur Sullivan to write 14 comic operas.
After this we went home for a cup of tea to get warm again.