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Last month to my first meeting of the Blake Society, held on the first floor of the Spaniards Inn in Hampstead, London. An appropriate venue as the pub has at least two literary associations – with Dickens and Keats. Fading … Continue reading
Birthday party in a huge marquee in Bedford Square. Twinkly lights in the huge plane trees. Vast numbers of people, including my collaborator the wonderful writer Tracey Turner, illustrator/author Steve Appleby and the ubiquitous Grayson Perry in peach satin – … Continue reading
Yesterday to see ceremonial burying of bricks as part of Serena Korda’s Laid to Rest event. Didn’t spot brick number 402 (see Poetic Dust post). The bricks were buried in Coram Fields to the sound of the Brick Keepers’ Band. Ladies … Continue reading
Last friday evening to fascinating Famous Bodies talk at the British Museum, to coincide with the BM’s Treasures of Heaven exhibition. Marina Warner, Madeleine Bunting and Grayson Perry discussed the fetishisation of celebrity. Think MW’s pic of a packet of Elvis’s sweat … Continue reading
Most excellent evening on tuesday – Paul Gravett interviewed Shaun Tan at Waterstones in Picadilly, and Eric was there too. I love his peanut suitcase.
Just seen rather nice book review for The Big Fat Book of Knowledge, omnibus edition of three Bloomsbury comic strip books I’ve worked on with Tracey Turner. This pic from one of them …
Bother. Went down to Trafalgar Square to to join Slutwalk and discovered a crowd of Swiss footballer supporters and a Victims of Child Abuse rally. I’d got the day wrong.