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Monday, 24 September 2007

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Crocus - I don't know, I foolishly didn't record it. As for Moore and climbing, I think he would have welcomed it , I just selfishly feel it's hard to look at the sculptures properly in such circumstances. And I have a propensity to think that rules should be obeyed rather than flouted, however old fashioned that may be!

Crocus - I don't know, I foolishly didn't record it. As for Moore and climbing, I think he would have welcomed it , I just selfishly feel it's hard to look at the sculptures properly in such circumstances. And I have a propensity to think that rules should be obeyed rather than flouted, however old fashioned that may be!

I used to climb on a large Moore in the Edinburgh Botanical Gardens when I was a little boy - I loved it and was sad when it went away to some other collection. Some sculpture is, I think, very suited to internal spaces if I might disagree with Harriet. I have been trying to identify the Crocus sp. It is a very blue one (perhaps aided by a blue sky colour cast) and I am no expert. Is it C. speciosus ?

Sculpture (like food) is always better in the open air. Would Moore have minded the children, do you think?

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