Tag Archives: death

IMMORTALITY

I suspect that many artists hope for immortality. They produce their stuff and guard and cherish and record in photographic form and use materials that will outlive them in the vain hope that what they have made will be appreciated, loved and admired forever. Most will be disappointed but they won’t know it because they’re […]

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the death of the Fairlight Eye. This iconic landmark, which has played such a significant role in making Fairlight, E.Sussex into the must-visit tourist destination status that it enjoys today, was destroyed by heavy winds last night. In my role as ninja sculpture doctor (untrained […]

FOOLING AROUND

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare. The last of the court jesters was Dicky Pearce who was the Earl of Suffolk’s fool. Born in 1665 he eventually entered the service of the Berkeley family at Berkeley Castle. In 1728, during a performance, […]

A DOT COM IDEA TO STEAL

I’ve decided to give all you young *cough* interweave entrepreneurs one of my ideas. I was thinking about all the pain and suffering that created the greatest monuments. The Pyramids, Versailles, the Taj Mahal etc – all built to immortalise at the cost of punitive taxes, blood, sweat and tears. Imagine a website where you […]

SO, WHAT’S HAPPENING HERE THEN?

I’ll tell you what ……. b****y slugs and snails that’s what!!! Under that protective funnel is what remains of my beloved courgette. Relations of these evil monsters ….. ….. have been chomping their way through my vegetables. I’ve wrapped recommended copper round them – useless. (You should see him making up tiny little overcoats; it’s […]