An Unproductive, Productive Day.

  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.

The Call for Papers is now live for Decorating Dissidence: Modernism, Feminism & the Arts, Nov 2017

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”,…

London, Teen Fiction and Sex Pests.

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.

Toad/Stool. Mostly Water Colour .

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 .