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Historic Northern Landmarks
Each Moment is an Undiscovered Country
Along Lead Road
About Barry Hall
Jarra Scrolls
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Many years ago I bought an old book of monochrome transport pictures
from Robinson’s bookshop in the Grainger Arcade.

Looking at the pictures I realised that, behind the main subject matter,
there was a rich supply of split second slices of the everyday. Not composed and captured arbitrarily.

Some might view these small corners of our world as bleak and vacuous – Whereas I find them mysterious and intriguing.

If you allow yourself to believe that each moment is an undiscovered country, then all kinds of extraordinary things can be found
in ordinary places ...

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All paintings are 26 x 17cm painted in gouache on paper Time Past and Time Future, Allow but little consciousness, To be conscious is not to be in time. Extract from a T S Elliot Poem