Some scenes are best framed formally, with a doorway. Think ‘enfilade’ — a group of rooms with doorways in line, like this view at the Tate Britain.
Or sometimes framing can be informal, with a portion of the surroundings —
But back to ‘enfilade’ — I’ll segue now to garden, and use this example from the tour to Glastonbury that Sam and I took in May.
I learned about enfilade from reading Tara Dillard’s blog.
Meanwhile, on the homefront, there’s another kind of bath — the bathroom. This one has no kayaks and things are not so pretty. One bathroom is being demolished as I write…bang bang bang just overhead. Here’s the state of destruction at lunchtime…
I used to think I could wait until avocado green and harvest gold were in again. Now I realize that may not happen in my lifetime. I’ll stand by this quote from one of the comics in the Sunday paper a couple of weeks ago…
Everything I have is in that awkward stage between outdated and retro.
(“The Lockhorns” August 21)
What do you think? Do you favor new, or should I have waited for retro?
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