Monday, 21 June 2010

Words on Water

The Londonist is displaying a beautiful series of hand-drawn maps of different London localities. This series by John Richardson caught my eye, yes for it's beauty, but also because it reminded me of a long standing idea-yet-to-be-started, to sketch the Thames in all its glory. I once walked along the river from Teddington to Vauxhall and I felt the world, the landscape and the people change around me as I and the river stayed constant, walking and flowing, walking and flowing. I'd like to create a map of the Thames from source to sea, drawing moments of it's architecture and riverside life along the way. One day ...

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