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remembering the forgot; full justification

There’s always the part where one becomes disheartened, or the project disheartens.

It having started with a focus and a deadline and a plan a project an idea yes an idea that was too complicated, and maybe had too many moving parts to meet said deadline, but there was no way I had been able to successfully talk myself out of it and forward ho with reckless enthusiasm I was going. 271 more words

Writer's Life

codex 3 confessions 2 vignettes

The wherewithal wear with all and ware with all of it is no small matter but like any good junket by which in fact I mean outing feast banquet trip excursion expedition jaunt or simply good lay bad movie boring job best day ever worst day ever bad hair day going along to get along or bucking with full intent the camaraderie or any system it still boils down to the doing of it. 721 more words

Letterpress

Artists' Sketch Books

Cramlington Community Art Project have been making hand made artists’ sketch books with a beautiful range of paper, including Zerkal, Somerset and Fabriano!

Its all in preparation for when artists… 77 more words

Workshops

Place/s

Book 1. Limited, varied edition of 10, could be 13. Could be 15, though that would be some kind of magic and variation, or theme and variation. 48 more words

Poetry

All in a day's work

I’m reminded often it’s not so much about perfection as it is about the music. Not so much about repeating the same thing over and over so it’s  a down pat thing but that like life it is about solving the problem at hand,  working your way out of which ever cul de sac you find yourself in, negotiating the dead end or no macaroni and cheese in the pantry when that’s what you planned on for supper. 40 more words

Letterpress

Homestretch

through windows
PLACE
and doors

Can’t say I found it in order.

6 months + today I finished typesetting the colophon and the page after the title page. 28 more words

Writer's Life