Braved the elements to go to the indoor boot at Memorial Hall. Our neighbour Mark was there on a stall and we bumped into Beth Barlow briefly who was covered in snow. Got a few bargains including a pile of stamp pads, a Tiger Tim annual, books about water works and sewage systems ( lovely old engravings ) a Vimto badge , a skipping rope, a set of old plastic price labels in guineas, etc. etc. Glad to get home in the warm.
A kind of diary, a log, a ramble, nothing to do with the Flowerpot Men. My life as an artist, a collagist, a rubber stamper, a networker, a dad , a letter writer and a postcard maker. Observations about this and that in no particular order.
I grew up in the home counties around London during the 50's and 60's. Went to several art schools including Southend ,Chelsea and Manchester. Trained as a painter and printmaker but now mostly using collage. Collect novelty songs and old mail art amongst other things too numerous to mention.