Archive for September, 2010

So it seems the future of the King’s Lynn Art’s Centre is temporarily on hold to allow local councillors to get a better understanding of the situation, which begs the question why a decision was made without such understanding. That said given that the Council leader Mr Daubney considers an unused space below the Assembly […]


It doesn’t take much to make me cry – and I fear as I get older it gets easier. So you can imagine my response to this lovely, touching piece of writing from Warren Ellis.


Given that the football season has begun again I now find myself being occasionally abandoned for the day. Last Saturday was one such day, although luckily one where I was abandoned along with the use of a motor vehicle. So with that being the case I decided to break free of the confines of the […]


Electioneering

17Sep10

On the first day of this year The Independent newspaper allowed me to change my occupation to artist, then shortly after I was involved in my first exhibition down in London. So by this point in the year I had fully expected to be in the running for the Turner prize or at the very […]


I have today off work to sort out a few bits and pieces so thought I’d take the opportunity to wander down to the end of my street (actually a little further, but not much further) to catch a quick sight of the Tour Of Britain. And quick it was – as you can tell […]


“The arts allow us to look at ourselves, transport us, surprise us. They allow us to see something unique . . . something different from the latest Hollywood teen-vampire bollocks or reality TV.” This weekend saw the launch of the Save the Arts campaign, which sees a variety of British artists contributing work to help […]


I’ve missed the local papers over the last few weeks, which isn’t a wholly disappointing piece of news. However one of the stories I wasn’t aware of until today is the continuing cultural vandalism occurring thanks to the fine work of my local council.  It seems that according to the Eastern Daily Press, (the local […]


Excellent purchase yesterday from one of my regular trawls around the local charity shops – namely this 1964 copy of I–Spy On A Car Journey. Previously owned by a certain Kay Eglinton who was spying (as it were) from the comfort of a Morris 1000 which had, according to her records, clocked up twenty six […]


Not sure what to make of Mark Thompson but the fact that he visited Downing Street yesterday carrying an (on view) internal email from “Helen Boaden, the BBC News director, saying that she had had lunch with Andy Coulson, the coalition government’s director of communications, at which he had expressed concern “that we give context […]