Thu 05 Oct 2023 20:38

Today I learned that altough has no art school, it has two winners.

Lucky enough to get down to the in to see the shortlisted nominees for courtesy of .

Professor Sasha Roseneil (Vice chancellor) on stage in front of a group of people giving facts about Sussex and art.

Jane, a normal sized human, in front of HUGE portraits by Turner Prize nominee Barbara Walker.

Text about the artist:Barbara WalkerBarbara Walker works in a range of media and formats, from paintings on canvas to works on paper and large-scale wall drawings. Growing up in Birmingham, Walker’s experiences have shaped a practice concerned with issues of class and power, gender, race, representation and belonging.In this body of work titled Burden of Proof (2022- 2023), Walker brings careful attention and visibility to individuals and families affected by the Windrush scandal.

Still from an introduction video showing the artist creating the work. “These drawings will be washed away by the artist at the end of the exhibition […]”

Sun 01 Oct 2023 19:30

It’s been good weekend for fun out with the family.

A small back and white terrier running towards you, on the beach in Brighton at low tide. The i360 tower is in the background.

Sun 17 Sep 2023 19:49

As a summary of my week, I have mostly been protecting ducks from attack.

A bloke in a hat is holding on, at full stretch, to a lead connected to a small terrier. The terrier is splashing like crazy trying to get across the water (where there are duck).

Fri 15 Sep 2023 20:52

The last edition will be March 2024. Ignore that photo. It’s not from the future. I cannot time travel. Repeat: I can NOT time travel.


Fri 15 Sep 2023 20:45

The “Final Edition” of the Phone Book. I’m surprised that hadn’t been and gone already.

a printed telephone directory, titled “The Phone Book” with a BT (British Telecom) logo. It is marked as “Final edition”

Mon 11 Sep 2023 19:45

Frantically pushing the “download now” button: pca.st/episode/82619b38-8eb7-4

Sun 10 Sep 2023 20:59

The possibilities for not just a fly-by: “If we launch in 2035, we arrive at Centauri A in 2092, with arrival at Centauri B roughly six days later and, finally, arrival at Proxima Centauri for operations there in a further 46 years.” centauri-dreams.org/2023/09/08

Sat 09 Sep 2023 20:15

Nice to have exhausted the dog

A dog lies in the grass, you can only  see her head and front legs. She appears to be asleep under a blue sky.

Fri 08 Sep 2023 20:59

Maybe it was one word. I didn’t take a photo.

Fri 08 Sep 2023 19:06

Passed through a village called “Tiddly Wink” today. The sign was two words but… en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiddleyw

Wed 06 Sep 2023 14:56

Sometimes the simple adverts are the most tempting.

On a street corner, a sign saying “fancy a pint?” with an arrow pointing to the street on the left.

Fri 01 Sep 2023 06:57

Important questions answered. “A fruit fly has landed in your wine—is it OK to drink?” Spoiler: Yes, it probably is. theconversation.com/a-fruit-fl