Thursday, 19 November 2015

Painting the town of Sandwich and buying a useful manual - for flagellants - for my bookshop.

Here is the beginning of the watercolour painting of Sandwich Guildhall from the café over The Shop With No Name, I have added a 5p coin for scale in case anyone thinks that I am painting big pictures.

A photo for aspiring art critics.

Books Do Furnish A Room, don’t they? You know what is like when you go round to one your mates for a bevy and there is a beautiful bookcase, and then you approach it and the contents are boring boring boring and you think expletively. Don’t you? Particularly if the books are old ones, what? They should be knouted.

Flat Erick seemed very interested in this one and muttered something about, spare the rod and spoil the frog.

The C1880 edition will set you back about £15 or you could of course try kindling it, but this would mean you wouldn’t be able to display it on your bookshelves where your friends could see it, something that could lead to something else. 

I went on to buy Christmas underwear from M C Escher in Deal

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