Monthly Archives: October 2014

Watching Johnny Marr

Well, I went to see Johnny Marr in Leeds on Wednesday night. He was playing the O2 Academy, which used to be the Town & Country just across from Jacob Kramer where I did my Fine Art Foundation sometime shortly … Continue reading

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I Know the End by its Very Presence – a Cut-Out Poem

For a cut-out, this one’s been a long time in the landing (or the walking away from, at least). Its opening line deserves better of what comes after it, I think; but in its favour, as one of the regularly set-within-brooding-and-brocaded-rooms … Continue reading

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Particular Fox Revisited, 1-6

Two years ago I began a series of one-frame cartoons about a character I’d created, called Particular Fox. I’d spoken with B. about him for quite some time before I set pen to tablet, and we both felt there was fun there. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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Divide the Lark – a Cut-Out Poem

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Gym Jams

To help fill those awkward moments between entering our gym and leaving it, I sometimes take secrety pictures of the notices abounding. And then later I boils ’em up into something I’m calling my Gym Jams.         … Continue reading

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Kylie Monologue

1. I was watching from my student bed, the episode when she made her Neighbours entrance (when it was on in the mornings too), as Charlene Mitchell coming through the window. Years, years, later I worked with a creative type (think Perfect Curve … Continue reading

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Little Pieces, More

I turned back to the old prints again and jollied by the first re-encounter, I disassembled and untangled the lines and scratchings and symbols at ease. Untangled, that is, with clicks and drags mainly, but perhaps also through a connection to the … Continue reading

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