More Daft Doodles

With encouragement from commenters and partners in crime, I present some more daft doodles – with explanations because my doodles tend to need them. This next one is my latest commision and may need some explaining. The phrase I was challenged with was ‘You’re not as green as you are cabbage looking’…the explanation for that…

This is what success looks like

For some reason (I’m going with peer pressure) I decided to plough my way through all of the fiction in my Tsundoku . Annoyingly I managed this a lot faster than I had hoped, some of them were rubbish and I refuse to put myself through that any more, so I ended up in the…

Doodles and Delights II

As with yesterday’s efforts these were quick, non-thinky, just for the giggles doodles that are NOT high art, or any sort of art really. They were done simply for the soothing effect they had on my brain…maybe I should start them again…

Doodles and Delights

Blah, blah, blah…I am so sick of hearing myself moan (although I do have a good excuse, the world is going to hell after all) so these are posts about good stuff. These are things that lift the spirit instead of crushing it. Doodles – some time ago I went through a phase of requesting…

A short post about Celebrity

Celebrities – I either value their work, as actors, writers or artists…or I don’t. Either way I do not need to know what they ate for breakfast or who they are currently shagging. Knowing that stuff devalues their work to me, I don’t want to see behind the curtain or know how the sausage is…

A reason for bad poetry

‘Twas the morning of Christmas in the atheist’s house and nothing was stirring, not even a mouse. This was because she knew the real reason for the season is the axial tilt of the Earth and so did not feel the need to arise from her bed any earlier than usual. Also, she didn’t keep…

Presents!

Just a short post about presents, from a person who isn’t that fussed about Christmas… I treated myself to a gift box of paints, produced for charity, and now I have the delights of deciding what to do with them. The box is full of extraordinary colours from the place that brought us the Blackest…

Books and how much I love them

My book reading diet has been a little different recently. In an effort to increase my minimalism and frugality I have taken to rereading a series that I have owned for quite some time, but that I will now donate. I have also read some of the ones that have been sitting on my Tsundoku…

Hope

I love graffiti, it’s the most public form of art you can get. It is a way to judge the state of the world and when it is done well it can be just as moving as the greatest portrait in some gallery or museum. As I have previously declared – I love Birmingham. This…

Spooky simplicity

This weekend I painted a pumpkin, which apparently is a thing people do now. I didn’t know this was a thing until I did it, but I am happy about it. We travelled a far ol’ way to get to our pumpkin painting class and foolishly we chose the scenic route on the way there….