Zuiderlucht are now publishing chapters from my ‘graphic novel for the 21st century’ as the editor described it (phew!!) The idea is roughly this:
‘My imaginary lives’ traces RJ’s ‘life’, considering actual occurrences and how they might have had a cathartic effect on his journey through life ……. though most of them had no effect whatsoever on his ‘career’. (Oxford English Dictionary: career vb. To fall headlong out of control)
This fictional journey features a cast which includes the Archbishop of Canterbury, Joanna Lumley, Anaïs Nin and Arthur Schopenhauer, and wanders into worlds as diverse as blacksmithing, jazz, antique fountain pens and tattooing.
‘There is something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.’
I seem to have drawn lots of shoes, mainly Lesley’s as womens’ shoes are more varied: however these are (clearly) mine, and so comfortable they deserve at least 15 minutes of fame….
Another attempt at multiple examples as per Danny G. . . or should that be multiple exposures . . .
At a time when I was not allowed any alcohol, I came across this quote
‘It was as natural as eating and to me as necessary and I wouldn’t have thought of eating a meal without drinking beer.’ —Ernest Hemingway
However today is the last day of my 30 days post op. . . . . . .
Hemingway also said: ‘Write drunk; edit sober’ . .
I should have had more ready to edit…..
Danny Gregory, amongst many other ideas, suggests drawing lots of types of the same ‘thing’ I started in the previous post with spoons: here with glasses, which also alludes to RJ’s Inverse Law of Cost: the life of a product is inversely proportional to its cost: the more you spend, the shorter the length of time they last…….
‘As an artist, XXXXXX is interested in the implicit stories that images tell. It might not be a story in the linear sense, but an image can leave us to wonder at the importance of a particular scene, the relationship between characters, whose experience is being told and why. An image can take us into a story, and provide us with a means of experiencing it.’
Hmm . . . . . so every picture tells a story, then. I think Spike, got it right…….
As the caption says: the same pot after Lesley has taken her zero tolerance approach to pruning……
This was during the early stages of recuperation when a daily injection was necessary. I was given instructions which consisted of: ‘It’s easy…. just stick it in your stomach………..’
I’m a bit worried that this spread looks a bit like ‘Diary of an Edwardian Country lady’ or whatever it was called. …….. however the next entry will convince all(?) of you that the Jones family as a rule seem better at killing rather than nurturing plants…..