Archive for February, 2013

Who stole this Banksy?

Posted in arty farty, Banksy, Big Trouble!!!, Graffiti, innocent bystander, London, observation, Off The Wall, Reflection with tags , , , on February 23, 2013 by lkthayer

“I snapped this Banksy last year but now it’s turned up in the U.S.A ~ having been stolen from it’s wall in Wood Green, London.”…. Mitch


Ladies of the Vale

Posted in Buildings, observation, Off The Wall, Poem with tags , , , on February 23, 2013 by lkthayer


So graceful are the Ladies of the Vale
Spires ever reaching stealing your moon
Elaborate carving turns my eye
One can only marvel before passing by

Poem & Snaps by Mitch Hicks

Is this Banksy slipping away?

Posted in Artwork, arty farty, Banksy, Big Trouble!!!, Graffiti, Off The Wall, Transport with tags , , , , , , on February 23, 2013 by lkthayer

NO….But it’s a great work of art by Georgia Peskett titled “The Greatest”
I snapped this thru the window of the ‘take to art gallery’ in Lichfield

Shrewsbury such a magic place!

Posted in arty farty, Buildings, Landscape, observation, Reflection, River, Sky with tags , on February 16, 2013 by lkthayer

Snapped in Shrewsbury along the River Severn by Mitch Hicks

“His Mermaid Dame” dedicated to Spanks (Happy Valentines early!)

Posted in arty farty, Mermaid Dame, Snaps with tags , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2013 by lkthayer

surrender inhibitions to the wind
my enigmatic lover coos
melting sealing wax on envelopes
what does one have to lose

a petal pusher of fine silk
quilting threads once quite bare
a blushing grape, a winery
squeezing all my wicked wares

he’s my tailor and my sailor
my ship and anchor too
I’ll set sail at once upon the sea
his mermaid dame to woo

a passion play of trickery
plunging into deep desires
bathing luxury of wryest wit
and red hot molten fires

be gone the dowdiness of blue
a shade I no longer care to wear
a citrus orange or tangerine
perhaps they’ll stop and stare

my reflection is a shining star
jumping off the pearly moon
gliding across the milky way
whistling a snappy tune

no longer in a sea of glib
a rainbow coat I’ll knit
if I can be your ever last
and you can be my grit

for lovers on a ship set sail
in passions murky waters
we’ll be on course for ever more
creating sons and daughters

L. K. Thayer

© 2010

Rugby Off the wall ()

Posted in Collage, observation, Off The Wall, Reflection, Window with tags , , on February 5, 2013 by lkthayer

Snapped in Rugby by Mitch Hicks
() Birthplace of the game played with an odd shaped ball ()