A little description of my book-making workshop at Loosely Bound zine extravaganza.
The Wart goes on a Quest Notebook
l You have far too many notepads, but where are they? Bother, you’ll have to make one yourself. So here it is: Ingredients: Beexwax thread Children’s old picture book Large eyed needle Scissors Paper Hard wearing fabric 1 Cut/pull out 2 pages of your favourite old children’s book. The Wart goes on a Quest is a particularly delightful one and my chosen story for this...
Nude online shop
Nude magazine, a counter culture publication promoting diverse up and coming creatives in the alternative arts. Visit the Nude shop for original back issues, greetings cards, giftware and a great selection of independently-produced books, zines and magazines, including; The Modernist, Okido, Boneshaker, Popshot, Eight:48, Fat Quarter DIY Couture, 10 Fingers, Vapid Kitten, Threads and Letters,...
The Faded chime of the Ice Cream van
Like a wound up clock the ice cream van chimes, riding along stripes upon the shore, the chunky wheels miraculously never become stuck upon the sandy floor. “Try a Sundaee, it’s delightful for all.” The ice cream vendor boasts his van’s treats. Just for today, You shall sail away on the ship that Grandpa brought, with a splendourous cream cone dripping in the waves.
Come to the circus with me, the circus with me, a laboratory of treats, with large pockets stretched out over chequered feet, shall be waiting for us, TO the circus we must! Photo taken: http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk I ruddy love the circus- writing my dissertation about a story on Belle Vue’s forgotten zoological gardens was a treat. I also have a circus zine of poetry and stories ...
Stitch a banner inspired by the "On the March"... →
Tomorrow I will be running a textile workshop at The People’s History Musuem in Manchester from 11am-4pm. http://www.phm.org.uk/whatson/stitch-a-mini-protest-banner-2/ Participants will be shown how to cross stitch messages of protest inspired by the current banner exhibition by Ed Hall named “On the March.” I have created some “Secret Stitch Kits” which includes: 14 count Aida fabric Recycled...
The Pharmacy of Stories
The Pharmacy is a little space of little stories and curiosities. I exhibited my poetry, fanzine and embroideries here. http://pharmacyofstories.blogspot.com/2011/07/font-face-font-family-times-new-roman-p.html
Salford Zine Library →
Today (Which is)
Stuff I liked about my day, which is today, which is Thursday the 28th of July, which is the day after my father’s birthday, which I do not now how old he is. Today was lovely and sunny. Today I went running to Sale park and Trafford and back to Chorlton. Today I ate museli on a picnic blanket in my garden listening to BBC 6 and reading an article in my favourite magazine, which is Frankie. ...