Poppet Simian Instructions

A guide to making your own Poppet Simian Sock Monkey, as published in “When I Was A Child I Wanted To Be A Cryptid”    

Call Out For Performers – A Samhain Spectacular!

Following on from High Tea And Tales, A Walpurgis Night Of Vaudeville, Nonny Warn will be again manifesting herself this Halloween for High Tea and Tales Two – A Samhain Spectacular! At the Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham City Centre. Spectacular Adjective of or like a spectacle, marked by or given to an impressive,…

infestation… now in progress

The Monkeys go a Capering! Not long ago I went to a coffee shop with ol’ CM. Mitch, The Fine Fellow who runs it, came over to say hello. Some discussion was had about the poppets, their meaning and caperings, the little tales and tails, and how they don’t enjoy to be cooped up in…

The Stipplers Scry

But how is one to know who or what or when? All seem relevant, but if in doubt, if struggling with the very nature of identity, how does one decide? The Thirteen Creatures were drawn out of a hat long since out of mode, and want their own means of divination. To this end arrives…

screening

so, lots of work on the screen. I’ve laid out the text i want on it as an outline, stretched the fabric over, and this is how it’s gone… hopefully i should be finishing this one today, it’s taken a lot longer than i anticipated so i’m a bit worried i might not get it…

An exhibition sandwich on college, please

The exhibition is over! My goodness, what a hectic few weeks – it went really quickly though, and it was great to get that kind of perspective on the work – not just in terms of the public reaction, with a shopping centre being a very public space, but also in the context ofΒ the gallery…

along similar lines…

the next flickermob is nearly upon us, with two days til our journey on all major public transport types! Hopefully the journey will give us an opportunity to talk about the application for the shopΒ at Queens Square in West Brom, as we need to think of some kind of public involvement as part of the…

autumnal frolics

‘ey up. it’s almost september time again, coming up to getting back to college and as usual the expansive plans I made for the seemingly huge swathe of holiday haven’t exactly come to fruition in the way that i expected. However, I have managed to get a bunch done, not least of which was the…