TWO DAYS after Election 2016, the shock’s just starting to wear off and reality is beginning to set in. We’re looking around trying to get a sense of the world we now live in. And then LEONARD COHEN DIES. Is … Continue reading »Melodramatic? Maybe a little.
Today is the Glorious 25th of May. Today, we remember Terry Pratchett. And we remember the brief existence of the People’s Republic of Treacle Mine Road, and those who fought and died at the barricades. Barricades always appeal, but there’s … Continue reading »They did the job in front of them.
I don’t think anyone was expecting to say goodbye to David Bowie last night. On reflection, looking at the album he left us just a week or so ago, he knew. He gave us the video for Lazarus only five … Continue reading »Planet Earth is Blue
Tonight I spent some time going through and editing some old photos. I tried to post one on tumblr, and was told by that august institution that I had to shrink it or be damned. So it was that I … Continue reading »“Bisous xx”
I have nothing for you today. I thought about artist’s statements and the Arty Bollocks Generator, but couldn’t flesh anything out of that. I thought about the phrase “creative professional” and “creative” as a noun, and couldn’t do … Continue reading »“My Work Explores…”
Today I’ve had the most views in one day I ever expect to have – at least until I make another post about notebooks. A gratifying percentage stuck around to check out the rest of my blog, which was really … Continue reading »Art and Journalling
I need to talk to you about Caravaggio. Where do I start? Have you seen this man’s work? He’s incredible. His use of colour and shadow completely overthrew whatever thoughts I had on visual art when I was a teenager. … Continue reading »Ars Vincit Omnia