Tag Archives: Book of the Dead

A Throng of One: (Looking Back on 2012)


New Year’s Eve. It’s that time of year again. Time for looking back. For taking stock. Reflecting. For planning the year to come. A new timetable. Resolutions. Surprise, surprise; there were many goals I didn’t reach in 2012.  Instead of … Continue reading

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Tracy Shave(s)


You wouldn’t guess from the heading – or the above You Tube video – but this is a second in my promised series of blogs on my trip to the London venue of Art House Co-op’s Sketchbook 2012 tour (Canada … Continue reading

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Sandhya Speaks at Art House Co-op’s Sketchbook 2012 Tour Exhibition at Canada Wharf, London


It was the last day of the exhibition. Art House Co-op’s Sketchbook 2012 Tour’s London venue. Canada Wharf Library. The day was cold and wet; I felt drab, but I was determined to get to see the exhibition, no matter my looks or spirits. So I took the miserable train up to dismal London Bridge. The Jubilee Line did not jubilate me, but two stops later, at 4 in the afternoon, I stumbled bedraggled into Canada Wharf library. I fully expected to look out of place – I usually do. I approached the welcome desk armed, nonetheless, with my list of artists whose sketchbooks I wanted to see. Continue reading

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Arthouse Co-op Sketchbook Project 2012 Hits LONDON


“Creativity is the glue that binds the world together.”  (Me, 2012) It’s been a case of pull out all the stops, batten down the hatches, blinker the horse (me), ignore post, emails and phones, do no housework, cook no meals … Continue reading

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The Books of the Dead: 2 (Art House Co-op Limited Edition Sketchbook Project 2012)


I’ve perforce (there’s a word that’s probably classed in the dictionary these days as archaic) been unable to make any entries for a week or so, due to another nail-biting, cliff-hanging deadline. This was Art House Co-op’s ‘Limited Edition Sketchbook … Continue reading

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The Books of the Dead: a hurricane, a comet and (of course) UFOs


I’m heading (floundering might be a better word!) towards the deadline – 30 April – for Art House Co-op’s 2012 Limited Edition Sketchbook Project. My entry is preliminary work for the second in my Books of the Dead series. Continue reading

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My entry for Art House Co-op’s 2012 Sketchbook Project World Tour


My entry for Art House Co-op’s 2012 Sketchbook Project World Tour
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Aftermath (and a tour of my studio)


I avoided missing the deadline, of 31st January, for Art House Co-op’s 2012 Sketchbook Project by 28 minutes. I can be that precise because I looked up at the huge clock in my little local Post Office just as the … Continue reading

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