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I'm an inconsistent artist, hugely distracted by life. I create in a variety of media including words, pictures, food and laundry. I do it because I can't seem to not. Sometimes it's fun.

Making a picture on a cloudy day.

27 June 2012


Title: Aagh 03. Digital collage.

It's Tuesday and it's cloudy. You know when you're tidying up your sock drawer, chucking out ones you haven't worn for years, as well as the ones with holes in, putting the winter ones in a box. Then you come across a fish net stocking and sling it in the bin. Then you take it out and put it over your head. Which gives you an idea ... So you take it off and start applying thick black make-up over your face. Because you're quite angry about all the advertising aimed at women...

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Where am I? The clue is in the picture.

25 June 2012


Bull drawing. Charcoal and chinese ink. 10 x 10 cms

Not for the first time, I’ve been showing a lack of commitment, blowing hot and cold. This time it’s art and disability politics where I am conspicuous by lack of appearance. Reading other peoples news, reviews and points of view, I think, I wasn’t there (again). Why does this keep happening (if it does)? Am I any different (worse or better) from anyone else? Basically, I’m wondering if there is something wrong; with me.  Or maybe it is that my life is too damn...

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