Under Grey Skies

80 something ~ 90 something · Britain

Part I – Beginnings

All texts for Under Grey Skies are currently being written ~ 30 May 2020

UNDER GREY SKIES sections

Text from word doc here… First publication – and about movement and moment. A photograph, not just a photograph of something or someone, but one that captures something of the spirit. Poetry rather than prose, or both if things come together – which I rarely achieve in a single image, but try to compensate with fragments to build the story. But sometimes it is just that something clicks in your head and you see it and it looks weird.

Me. Northampton · 1988

Photo: Mark Davess (If I recall well!) at Barry Horn’s

More text from word doc…

Text here about the County Council work sceme

The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things.

The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things.

Washing Machine.

Maybe coherence is down to something they put in the water. This is Alan who lived on the corner, about 20 metres from where I grew up in Phippsville, Northampton. He is just about the most coherent person that I have ever known. I also consider myself to be very coherent. Every time I return to see my mum in Phippsville that first taste of water is foul. – and onto the cenicero asccount…

Alistair (Fruish for reference)was putting together a fanzine called Tripping Yarns Fruish was

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About Leicester…

Wilf. Wilf had a long history of stories and places behind him. He had been a merchant seaman, but I never came to know the tales of distants ports – no importance if they were boring, the important thing was that they were different. He was Lorien’s uncle. He gave me what remains today as one of my most treasured possessions (and there are few thing to which I allow myself to have some degree of attachment): a copy of Alice in Wonderland…

The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim. The critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things.

Stonehenge – Summer Solstice 1986

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