Like a Beer Tray in the Bar

I have always been interested in metal. All things made of metal, enamelled metal, iron, tins, heavy metal. I started out collecting tins – and this is where my other collecting interest (old advertising) converged. I started out with advertising tins like ‘Oxo’ and progressed onto biscuit tins. From biscuit tins, came enamelled advertising signs.Continue reading “Like a Beer Tray in the Bar”

A Bohemian at heart? or an Ass in Bohemia?

Boho’s that we are (at heart) we were Pottering round Soho and popped into the French Bar, Dean Street. Packed out of course. The smokey atmosphere may be gone, thanks to the ban, but the pub still a kind of ‘aura’ lingering over it. This bar has a great history and some very interesting photo’sContinue reading “A Bohemian at heart? or an Ass in Bohemia?”

Altered Art Book page 6 ‘Plunging the Depths: A Matter of Faith

By page 6  I had ‘taken the plunge’; I had ‘dived in’ .  The swimsuits began to take on the form of an abstract ‘language’ or a game of ‘OXO’ or Noughts and Crosses.  I have a feeling ‘crosses’ will become a regular feature in this work.  Either that, or the book will become aContinue reading “Altered Art Book page 6 ‘Plunging the Depths: A Matter of Faith”