When not running my workshop there were comic-related talks and events to investigate, comic creators from around the world to chat with and a great market to visit – Cecil’s sausage etc stall looked like a meat-lover’s heaven. I’m vegetarian by the way.
LICAF‘s series of pecha-kucha (Japanese for chit-chat) were intriguing. Quantum mechanics eh … some notes I made at one of these I attended. At least I think I was there.
Very early in the morning my hotel in Kendal was evacuated – the fire alarms went off. Apparently a guest had been over-enthusiastic with his deodorant spray which activated the alarms system. Sleepy half dressed guests stumbled outside into the rain before being told it was a false alarm. Rather than apologise, the over-deodorised guest then complained to management about a cobweb in his room. Had he been inspired by the Halloween decorations in the hotel lobby I wondered?
After my busy workshop at Kendal Library I was entertained by Edward Taylor’s Godzilla vs The Fatberg performance using a kamishibai (Japanese paper theatre) made by his partner Sue Auty.Good to see make-up artistes Bunny and Chip in action again in part of LICAF‘s Family Zone.Saturday night in Kendal was LICAF‘s Leather Night Party, referencing Tom of Finland comic books. I opted for a quiet dinner with friends, although I spotted several aficianados staggering down to breakfast in the hotel the next day, and Tom of Finland appeared in my LICAF goody bag …