Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The Sussex Open and Rejection

After I had received the rejection letter from The Towner Gallery for the Sussex Open exhibition the other day, rather than feel disappointed at ‘another’ rejection, I thought about writing something based on the context which is in fact, half … Continue reading

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Underdrawing

In this extract from The Secrets of Drawing: All in the Mind (episode 3)  Art critic, Andrew Graham-Dixon touches briefly on  underdrawing . Using drawing as my main tool and central in my process, I found this extract of the series … Continue reading

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Japanese Comics-Manga

In a previous post, My Beautiful Laundrette , I made comments on Japanese laundrettes with comparisons to ones in the UK. England. As with most interiors which require a waiting action, there is plenty of literature to keep one occupied, which … Continue reading

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Psychogeography: London, Southwark

It’s now the low residency fortnight on the course at UAL. I’ve spent the past three days in the Southwark area of London while attending some of the course events. Since starting the course, most my Southwark walkabout explorations have … Continue reading

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Laura Oldfield Ford

Earlier this year I went to an exhibition followed by a discussion at  The Towner Gallery  in Eastbourne called Recording Britain  . I witnessed some fascinating drawings and paintings from a variety of British artists. Most of the artwork in the collection is between … Continue reading

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Day Tripper: Ho Chi Minh City

 From my note book written last week, the following is a brief travelogue documenting an experience in Vietnam while en-route to Tokyo.  “Yesterday I got back to Tokyo. The trip was more exhausting as usual and to be honest, I don’t think I’ll … Continue reading

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Guardian Publications

Dubai Airport (2016)   You might wonder how this video relates to this post. Well, when en-route to Tokyo or London, when travelling to work, there is a lot of hanging around at Dubai airport. Over the years I’ve got accustomed to … Continue reading

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Ennio Morricone at The O2 arena, 16-02-16

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A Japanese Funeral (2016)

Introduction Inside one of my Christmas cards last year read the message, ‘Hope this year is a better one’ or words to that effect. The meaning of the message relates to the passings of my parents last summer. A kind … Continue reading

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Seasidism & Dismaland

I spent the first seven years of my life in Hove (a small seaside resort) then my parents left the South East and took a job in the South West in Burnham-on-Sea (a smaller seaside resort) in Somerset. My grandparents … Continue reading

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