All of a sudden, the British explorer Sir Francis Drake has been getting a bad name. In Plymouth, England, there has been a movement to remove his statue. Now, there is a similar drive to erase him from Marin County. (Larkspur, Ca) “They think they’re doing something important. They’re not,” said Dennis Patton of San Rafael.Continue reading “Don Quixote or Sir Francis Drake”
My favorite”monument” in Marin County on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard adjacent to the Larkspur Ferry Terminal is the 30 foot Sir Fransic Drake made with steel by Marin sculptor, Dennis Patton and installed in 1990. Gear: Canon Rebel xti taken a few years ago.
I was in Marin on a job. It was one of those long hot, never ending weekends. For my drive down, I stopped at an old familiar place to shoot the ballerina and grab a Peet’s freddos anything. Ended up with a chai freddos and this shot of “the ballerina” (by Marin Sculptor: Dennis Patton)Continue reading “In Marin”
This is taken with a Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi and posted to Panoramio where you can get more details.