As opposed to Monochromania? I shall resume painting this weekend after a long creative lacuna, which was brought about by simultaneously having too much and not enough going on in my life. Well, mostly occurring between my mine own two ears. Too much, but never enough. My head has been full of great plans and equally… Continue reading Creative “Penguistentialist Angst”
Harking back to my earlier triptych joke, I finally got round to posting photos of the three paintings in question: “Clip-clop … bang!” was inspired by a small section of wall at Xhajma racetrack, Gozo. It was created from Acrylic paint, a finger plaster, ink, dust, blood, sweat and plastic primer on canvas, measuring 20*20cm. The… Continue reading Gozo Trilogy
No more Mr Grey(hat) Even though working in SEO may feel like the being in some of the lesser-known scenes from “Of Human Bondage,” with Big G as the cold and unfeeling waitress, not all is without hope. Despite the fickle and capricious changes of algorithm, there is some flickering, guttering, glimmering light showing the way… Continue reading 50 Shades of SEO
When it’s unhinged! First joke of the reanimated blog. Apologies for the awful pun, but – trust me! – it is relevant. I had just completed the third of a set of paintings focussed on ‘life in Gozo’ under the notional title of ‘The Gozo Triptych’ when it struck me that joining them together, physically… Continue reading When is a triptych not a triptych?
As it says on the tin, 31 December 2013 was my last day working as a Peer Trainer at South West London Recovery College. I joined, as a student, in 2009 and took the “Taking Back Control: Planning Your Own Recovery” and “Telling Your Story” courses. The recovery process seemed to work for me and,… Continue reading Last day at South West London Recovery College