25 Feb 2010

Jam Café, Nottingham.


 Above: Jam Cafe, Nottingham. Acrylics with collage mixed media.

Out on the town last night. Big wheel on the Market square, Nottingham Contemporary Gallery, and various pubs. Ended the evening in the Jam Cafe listening to a small white reggae combo. Today I stretched some paper ready to do some paintings based on the night.

On the down side (there’s always a down side) the Bell Inn have reproduced my jazz painting, in sepia tones only, and hung it outside the Gents toilet, at the bottom of a narrow staircase where only gents go. Why do I bother?

I walked home afterwards. When I turned the corner into my street who should be there under the streetlamp but Rusty, my spirit friend the fox. She always turns up at significant times. Always a good omen.

Above: Stuck in 2nd, reggae band.

Below: The Jam Cafe sofa.


 All text, pros, photos & artwork, copyright Ian Gordon Craig.