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Local Linos

 Local places captured in simple lino form. I have been taking local buildings, sights and views and translating them into simple linos. Here are just some of them and, of course, there are many more to capture yet.  

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Structures

A trip to the Palatine region of Germany inspired this print which is part of a series taking inspiration from a weather beaten castle on a small mount in the forest. The walls were worn and pitted reflecting inner thoughts and … Continue reading

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Beside the seaside

Seaside views with ‘Three Seashells’ & ‘On the shore’ – who doesn’t like a seashell – especially when you live a footstep from the sea.  

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Extremists 2

I published this a while ago, around about the time of the European elections.  Much to my surprise it was read (in as far as I could decipher the experimental punctuation) by a BNP person, who was kind enough to … Continue reading

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Jerry Takes a Pasting

I have reverted to 10 years old and made a print of a Lancaster bomber teaching the krauts a lesson.  Or not actually.  I think it’s actually being taught rather a difficult lesson.  Being caught in a searchlight was a … Continue reading

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Extremists

Don’t talk politics and don’t throw stones.  Well I’m briefly doing both.  I am scared that today the lovely folks at the BNP are going to reap the benefit of discontent with moats and duckhouses.  Please don’t vote for them.  … Continue reading

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Geekery

I like Linux, me. I like it because I am a spod and because verily it is good. As I run Linux on a very old PC that other operating systems may find uncomfortable I decided to switch from the Gnome desktop to Xfce. One thing I wanted to be able to do but now couldn’t was rotate images in place in the Thunar file manager. I tried a few remedies from Goolge but kept finding shortcomings with them (like JPEGs have embedded thumnails that don’t necessarily get rotated with the image and that thumnails are stored in a cache so unless you update this too even if you rotate the file the thumnail may still look the wrong way round). Continue reading

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Cheer up, you miserable sod

My mum wants me to make some more cheerful pictures. I’m not sure how to do that though. Maybe some dogs playing pool or fat ladies at a jumble sale.

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A Ginger Cock

Tom got me a picture of a ginger cock for my birthday and here it is. If for some reason you haven’t noticed the picture you might think I am building up to some form of hilarious double entendre; but … Continue reading

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Back to Work

Turns out that I have to earn a living just like everyone else. Went back to work last week. I am working on a commemorative picture – I wonder if it has magically got less stressful?

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