I have not used this blog in years! What has inspired me to come back and make a new post? Watercolour painting. I remember getting a really fancy watercolour set for Christmas when I was a kid. I was probably no younger than 10 but also not old enough to appreciate or use them properly.… Continue reading Testing the Watercolour
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Saturday, ah, I remember when you were a day for my weekend job, or a day or hangovers or a day for shopping, now you’re much like any other day. On Saturdays my gran comes over. She has her own fan club amongst my friends because she can be brutal to me. Relentlessly critical… Continue reading An Unproductive, Productive Day.
Originally posted on British Association for Modernist Studies:
‘FOR ME, THERE IS NO GAP BETWEEN MY PAINTING AND MY SO-CALLED ‘DECORATIVE’ WORK. I NEVER CONSIDERED THE ‘MINOR ARTS’ TO BE ARTISTICALLY FRUSTRATING; ON THE CONTRARY, IT WAS AN EXTENSION OF MY ART.’ SONIA DELAUNAY The call for papers is now open for “Decorating Dissidence”,…
Whilst I’m in the mood…Two updates in two days? Well, well, well, aren’t I suddenly keen? Tomorrow I’m going to Sunderland to see about helping set up a LGBTQ radio session. I always feel quite weird about doing anything LGBT as I identify as Q, queer, and I worry that I taint it with my… Continue reading Queer or not too Queer?
Well, haven’t I done a terrible job of keeping up with this blogging thing? I haven’t really felt like writing for this blog much because all of the important things happening in my life feel too personal to post about. Nothing apocalyptic, but just your regular first world, mid-life, psudo dramas that I worry… Continue reading London, Teen Fiction and Sex Pests.
I’m trying to get more into water colour, but damn me it’s hard! I think it requires a combination of forward planning and going with the flow that I find oddly distressing. Is it weird that I love the lower edge of the painting more than any other bit even though it pretty much embodies… Continue reading Toad/Stool. Mostly Water Colour .
Today was a good day. My boyfriend had a job interview, we met for lunch, and I bought some pretty awesome food. My boyfriend has been doing the same job for quite a while now, but his contract was temporary so he had to apply for it again when a permanent vacancy cropped up.… Continue reading Small Victories and Mushroom Soup
The other week I made myself a set of promises to help me feel like I was regaining control of my life. Less screen time before bed, bed before 2 and up at 10 am at the latest every day. Sounds doable, yeah? Last night I was in bed by 1:20, I finally gave… Continue reading Curse You, Body Clock!