All good ideas arrive by chance… Max Ernst I wake up these days with the thought running through my brain cells: ‘It’s Plague Time!’ – won’t be going anywhere today except round & round the garden and the forest of my mind. But usually something more esoteric and lastingly binding takes over: today, for example, […]


One-man Bands and Silver-painted Spooks on Pedestals I’m a sucker for standing & watching street entertainers: particularly one-man bands and silver-painted spooks on pedestals; perhaps they hold up a mirror to myself. I’m also an unrepentant sucker for simple jokes which I hoard for the grandchildren. “Tell us the one about the camel,” they demand—but […]