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.
Originally posted on lifeonlauralane:
Dear The Eavis family, and all who make Glastonbury happen, So I write a lot of letters, but I promise this one will be worth reading – stick with it. This isn’t complaining about the crowds or the headliners, or telling the world how life changing the week was for me…
Originally posted on #TeessideProfs:
Last week it was revealed that all professors who are not in management roles will have to reapply for their jobs. The outcry on social media from fellow academics and through the hashtag #TeessideProfs has been resounding. In the spirit of solidarity with our colleagues and as a warning to other…
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 .