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Prospect Cottage made famous by Derek Jarman.

Derek Jarman (1942-1994) was an English film director who made a famous garden on the shingle shore near Dungeness nuclear power station. Jarman believed that the Pilot Inn, nearby, provides “Simply the finest fish and chips in all England". The garden design style is postmodern and highly context-sensitive - a complete rejection of modernist design theory. He disliked the sterility of modernism; he despised its lack of interest in poetry, allusion and stories; he deplored the techno-cruelty exemplified in Dr. D. G. Hessayon's 'How to be an expert' series of garden books. Jarman's small circles of flint reminded him of standing stones and dolmens. He remarked that 'Paradise haunts gardens, and some gardens are paradises. Mine is one of them. Others are like bad children, spoilt by their parents, over-watered and covered with noxious chemicals.' The poem on the black timber wall of Derek Jarman's cottage is from John Donne's poem The Sun Rising and reads:

Busy old fool, unruly Sun,
Why dost thou thus,
Through windows, and through curtains, call on us ?
Must to thy motions lovers' seasons run ?
Saucy pedantic wretch, go chide
Late school-boys and sour prentices,
Go tell court-huntsmen that the king will ride,
Call country ants to harvest offices ;
Love, all alike, no season knows nor clime,
Nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.
In that the world's contracted thus ;
Thine age asks ease, and since thy duties be
To warm the world, that's done in warming us.
Shine here to us, and thou art everywhere ;
This bed thy center is, these walls thy sphere

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 600D
Lens:EF-S15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Sep 2012 - 11:50 AM
Focal Length:15mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/18.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Prospect Cottage Dungeness
Username:capto capto
Uploaded:6 Oct 2012 - 10:06 AM
Tags:Architecture, Landscape / travel
Votes:9

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
6 Oct 2012 - 10:26 AM

I knew it as soon as I saw it! fast becoming a classic!, you have captured this nicely, like it a lot nice one regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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