Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Stour Lighter

© David Gill
I was able to view the creation of a replica of a Stour Lighter as part of the Managing A Masterpiece project. This exciting initiative will come to fruition in late August 2012.

Monday, 28 November 2011

Mildenhall Displayed

© David Gill
Neil MacGregor hosted the reception for the Ipswich Museum in the Roman Gallery of the British Museum. He stood next to the bronze head of Claudius with its East Anglian links. There was an opportunity to view the Roman silver from various sites in Suffolk including Mildenhall and Hoxne.

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Advent Sound

© David Gill
The Waterfront Christmas Fair took place at UCS today. The Waterfront building was packed with stalls and there was a choir and orchestra providing seasonal carols.

Friday, 25 November 2011

Feel the Question

© David Gill
The Langlands & Bell "Question?" installation was being explored today on the Ipswich Waterfront.

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Questions matter

Launch Party at UCS © David Gill
The launch of the Question? installation has raised wider questions.

Question Revealed

© David Gill
The Langlands & Bell Question? sculpture (and installation) was launched this evening at the Ipswich Waterfront.

Forthcoming Question

© David Gill
The Langlands & Bell Question? Installation is due to be launched this evening on the Ipswich Waterfront.

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Stark trees

© David Gill
The clear autumn skies formed the backing for this line of dead trees on the edge of the reed beds below Iken Cliffs.

Framlingham Parapet

© David Gill
The November weather continues to be mild and the picnic tables were in use at Framlingham Castle.

Friday, 11 November 2011

Black and White Question

© David Gill
The installation of the sculpture at the Ipswich Waterfront is nearing completion.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Waterfront Debate

© David Gill
The next phase of the art installation on the UCS Waterfront proceeded this morning.

Monday, 31 October 2011

Dark Question

© David Gill
The art installation on the Ipswich Waterfront was wrapped up for the night.

Passing the Question

© David Gill
The art installation on the Ipswich Waterfront went on apace this morning.

For a wider discussion of the artwork see the BBC.

Waterfront Art Installation

© David Gill
The foundations are now ready on the Ipswich Waterfront to receive the art installation next to University Campus Suffolk.

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Snape Sunset

© David Gill
Today was the last day of British Summer Time and there was a glorious sunset over Snape with swathes of starlings performing overhead.

Round Tower at Hasketon

© David Gill
We have been enjoying Pevsner's Suffolk (thank you to my former colleagues in Swansea for an inspired present) so today we visited St Andrew's Hasketon with its wonderful Norman round tower.

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Ipswich Marina lights up

© David Gill
Strings of lights appeared along the waterfront of the Ipswich Marina tonight.

Saturday, 22 October 2011

Godwit at Minsmere

© David Gill
There were at least two Godwit on the scrapes visible from the South Hide at Minsmere this afternoon. Staff at RSPB Minsmere have helpfully identified this as a black-tailed Godwit ...

Little Egret at Minsmere

© David Gill
There were at least two Little Egrets on the scrapes at Minsmere today.


Southwold across the sea

© David Gill
Southwold could be seen clearly from the top of the beach adjacent to Minsmere.

Leiston Abbey

© David Gill
The ruins of Leiston Abbey in Suffolk. Further details from English Heritage.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Classical casts in Ipswich

© David Gill
Every morning I pass a series of casts of archaic and classical sculpture. The Parthenon frieze remains at the heart of Arts and Humanities.

Monday, 17 October 2011

Enthusiasm at UCS

© David Gill
It is a boost to work in a building inscribed with the meaning(s) of enthusiasm.

Atrium Studios Ipswich

© David Gill
The Atrium Studios at University Campus Suffolk were launched this evening.

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Saturday, 15 October 2011

Martello Tower at Aldeburgh

© David Gill
The Martello Tower at Aldeburgh is now owned by the Landmark Trust and can be rented out.