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The God of Six Points

I wrote a book called The God of Six Points about a man who thinks he is a god. These are a few of the illustrations I created for the book. 6 more words

Culture

It must be him.

I used to think women born in the decades preceding my birth had it easy. That’s right. Things were easier for women born before 1986. Sure sexual freedoms were stifled, professional aspirations were an endless dangling carrot and so forth but when it came to dating, chicks had it made. 777 more words

I Ate the Last Banana

Tasty little things they are,
browning softly in the kitchen sun –
Bringing back memories of such fun…

Mother’s 1960s kitchen sparkles –
waxed floors – hands and knees – 182 more words

Poetry

Sugar is killing us (part 1)

Over the coming days I want bring your attention to a topic that is really close to my heart.

In the sixties when I was growing up in Wales, my memories are of endless golden summers spent roaming the beaches in Carmarthenshire, West Wales with my boxer Cassius,walking the Pembrokeshire coastal path clutching my Observers Book of Wild Flowers ( which my 12 year old still cherishes on her bookshelf today).Healthy happy memories of an era well gone you may say- what I had forgotten was my shorts pockets were invariably stuffed with some variety of sweet candy for me to graze on through the day. 343 more words

Blog

evaluation on book cover.

From the over all outcome of my final piece, I am pleased with the final out come. From all the mood boards at the beginning, this helped to start off my initial ideas. 574 more words

The 60's

Experimentation.

Here, I went for a more minimal approach. However, this came out very boring. Especially in comparison to my other ideas. This is because there isn’t much colour or, in fact much to look at at all. 116 more words

The 60's

Lessons

Last weekend four generations of my family sat in our living room celebrating my oldest grandchild’s 6th birthday party. Around the room I saw familiar smiles and similar expressions and 78 years of common sense and right and wrong passed from one side of the room to the other. 1,206 more words

Anxiety