Brian Eno’s wonderful 1995 diaries A Year with Swollen Appendices (finally back in print) offer an endless wealth of wit and inspiring ideas, and a fascinating snapshot of a past world that is both recent and long, long gone.
Gentle reader: How are you coping as 2020 grinds on? What is helping you through all this? What is keeping you whole?
Creativity is in all of us, in one form or another. But how do you get that creativity out? This post spotlights some wise words on creativity from Neil Morrison and John Cleese.
The fifth and final weekly set of pics from Sketchtober, my October daily drawing challenge, with Halloween skeletons, moonlit moggies, some determined women – and even a seasonal pumpkin!
The fourth weekly set of pics from Sketchtober, my October daily drawing challenge, featuring mogs and rockers, Dark Knights and noted sculptors.
The third weekly set of pics from my October daily drawing challenge, taking in Morticia Addams, Oscar Wilde, Count Dracula and some rather lovely flowers.
The second weekly set of pics from my Sketchtober daily drawing challenge, taking in Cleo the dog, John Lennon and a distinctly scribbly Bob Dylan!
Welcome to Sketchtober! I’m doing a brand-new ink drawing for every day of October 2020. This first round-up of my daily Sketchulence finds Mr Skeleton channelling Liza in a rather fabulous manner.
Soho’s record shops were magical places for me and for so many others. This post takes a saunter through Soho’s record shops and ponders how places change and evolve.
David Ogilvy was the advertising genius of the 20th Century. He was also generous in sharing his wisdom on the art of writing.