We did a short visit to London, I hadn’t been in for about 2 years due to covid.
Even in rain London is always magnificent.
We passed Trafalgar Square to see what is on the 4th plinth. Every so often there is a new sculpture on it.
Heather Phillipson’s vast physical and digital sculpture tops the Fourth Plinth with a giant swirl of whipped cream, a cherry, a fly and a drone that transmits a live feed of Trafalgar Square. Entitled THE END it suggests both exuberance and unease, responding to Trafalgar Square as a site of celebration and protest, that is shared with other forms of life. The live feed of Trafalgar Square picked up by the drone’s camera is visible on a dedicated website www.theend.today giving a sculpture’s eye perspective.
I met Gene Kelly, one of my Tap heroes, in Leicester Square.
Dancing in the Rain.
… and of course I danced with him – what a privilege.
We walked to the station via Soho with the ever present Chinese cooking smells, I love.
We enjoyed it thoroughly.