Dick heads

Compare and contrast: Be honest, now: you always knew my head would end up on a spike some day. (On the plus side, this does finally confirm my face to be a work of art.) The above piece is part of artist Jo Pearl’s installation of ceramic heads expressing the six emotions Charles Darwin defined…

Lead astray

For reasons I won't bore you with, I had occasion to visit the Pencil Museum in Keswick on Wednesday. Now there's 15 minutes and £4.50 I'll never see again.