Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Stay Oot O' My Loch!

Cartoon exhibition- I loved Ken Reid's Broons-style Nessie

Great Gable

Great Gable from Wast Water...for Mim 

Topshop Beekeeper- Get The Look

A swarm of 5,000 bees  landed on a London shop window  ...beekeepers moved them onto the roof of Westminster cathedral...

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Take Two

Euro Clowns in recession
(European Clown Association reports falling numbers...........)

Clown Car

European Clown Association reports falling numbers...........

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Whatever Happened to Bill Finger?

Batman first appeared in Detective Comics in 1939 and was created by Bob Kane....and Bill Finger

Punk Memories

From "Comics Unmasked" at the British Library


Speech bubbles in comics were invented in the 15th century......

Comics Unmasked at the British Library

Great weekend at Fay's- Eurovision Moustache Fest and Comics Exhibition at the British Library!

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Stone Throwing

...and I mean severely! On the wall by the pub at Darley Abbey

Monday, 5 May 2014

With Wings

Other products who might advertise on the Angel of the North......

Oak Processional Moth Caterpillars

They're small and hairy and there's too many of them. Spraying to protect oak trees from the march of the caterpillars is coming under fire for endangering other species.....

Ad Angel of the North

Cheeky Morrisons supermarket projected the image of a giant baguette onto Anthony Gormley's iconic sculpture........

Spring Is In the Air

Morris Dancing Alert

Friday, 2 May 2014

May Day

I was given these May Day postcards in 1994 by Larissa Skorobgataya, my 17 year old  Kazakhstan Youth Exchange partner. Her family were originally from the Ukraine and had been in the wave of emigration to the Steppes, the Soviet Union's Wild West Pioneers......When we visited, Kazahkstan was newly independent. Russians and Koreans outnumbered Kazakhs and Russian, not Kazakh, was the official language......

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Derwent Water Blues

This time last week I was kayaking round Derwent Water....