Monthly Archives: October 2010

Johnnynorms Whimsical Tour of the Web #1

This series is basically my roll call of interesting websites, things that I find curious, beautiful, enlightening, engrossing or otherwise engaging – and I dearly wish to share my knowledge of their existence and whereabouts. Yeah I’ve posted this before … Continue reading

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Desk views

Views of my art-creating place, an inherited bureau. You can see much purposeful clutter, and an old photograph of my father as a boy. At the moment I work very small scale, which has evolved from doodling on the side … Continue reading

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The man who would work anywhere near his cartridge machine

This was the title of  the Cold War communist pamphlet I was looking at in a dream last night. It was suitably bedecked in drab greys and olives, but the illustrations were unexpectedly expressionist and erotic – not Party regulated … Continue reading

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Park and Art

London, Sunday: Beautiful autumn sun with snappy hint of chill drew us out for a day of parks and art. Klara Lidén installation and videos at the Serpentine Gallery, walking in Hyde Park to see the four Anish Kapoor mirror … Continue reading

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Random thoughts and all the rest

What might appear in my twisty turny posts: Random thoughts, music appreciation, lighthouses, birds nests, made-up names, art, frazzled poetry, Sherlock Holmes, surreal and non-surreal fish, mutterings, musings, chocolate, wicked websites, good reads, bicycles, photography, Bela Bartok, vegetables, frosty mornings, … Continue reading

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The 1403921199th blog

Hello, good day, greetings. This is the inevitable raison d’etre, excuses, justifications and other tedious ramblings you might expect at the very inception of the 1403921199th blog in the Universe (and that’s a conservative estimate). I have a place to … Continue reading

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