Archive for August, 2016

Outsider Art

07Aug16

More art. This time in the grounds of Houghton Hall, built for the first British Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole and pleasingly only a short distance from where Mrs Weir and I spend our weekends (for clarification it’s also where we spend our weeks). Now owned by the 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley (David to his […]


It’s not often I travel to Peterborough for the sake of art. In fact it’s not often I travel to Peterborough for the sake of anything, even though it’s the city most accessible to us at Weir HQ. That’s maybe┬ábeing impossibly harsh to the “worst place in Britain not to have a car” (according to […]