Author Archives: debdavemason

Yesterday of the Boy

From Inktober posts Oct 2018 – part of the Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: Yesterday of the Boy, there is indeed an International Men’s Day (19 Nov) and many boys still live in poverty and … Continue reading

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Prince of the Welsh?

From Inktober posts Oct 2018 part of the Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: Prince of the Welsh? Well the Prince of Wales has owned most of Lambeth for a long time, but it seems more … Continue reading

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Secret Tunnels of Kennigton

From Inktober posts Oct 2018 part of the Pick and Choose History of Courtenay Street, Kennington and Lambeth: Secret Tunnels in Kennington! We all know about the ones from MI6 to MI5 and so on but these ones mentioned by … Continue reading

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Gardening – Kennigton Roses

From Inktober posts in October 2018 “Really this is from yesterday – I was thinking about it as I was working at the Garden Museum last night. In case you can’t read my writing it says: Gardening. In Courtenay Street … Continue reading

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Yesterday of the Girl

Carrying on my #inktober posts based on things I have found out during my Artist in Residence in My Own Street project, this one is also about International Day of the Girl. Looking at what it was like to be … Continue reading

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Plant of Yesterday

I have been working on project over the last year called ‘Plant of the Day’ teaching myself the names and histories (and stories and legends) of the commonest weeds and wildflowers that I come across day to day. So I … Continue reading

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Like an episode of QI – all the Gs in Cardigan Street

Following on from yesterday’s post – here is another #inktober drawing this time based on Clowes’ recollections of Cardigan Street. He was writing in 1916 and like an episode of QI they all seem to begin with the letter G: … Continue reading

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Whales of South London

I decided to take up the #inktober challenge and make a drawing a day in October (I’m a bit late but maybe I’ll catch up) and to add an additional challenge to that of making each drawing about something I … Continue reading

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Is Westworld more feminist than it looks?

I’ve only just caught up with Westworld, I had put off watching it based on my experience of the original movie, which I didn’t like. It turns out I loved Westworld the TV show!  I was at a meeting recently … Continue reading

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Counter Culture White Paper

I have set up a small project to create a ‘Counter Culture White Paper’ partly in response to the recent DCMS White Paper but also as a way of bringing together all the thinking that has been happening in various … Continue reading

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