Human Landscape – 1980s North West London

In my own, and in anyone’s art, I enjoy the sketch-books best.  Here is a trip down memory lane – 1980s life in NW6:  those days of Rising Damp, the dole queue, Moroccan kaftans, Maclaren baby buggies, small private enterprises, slip-shod landladies, the Thatcher government, yuppies and red telephone boxes.

GALLERY ONE:  A storyboard for a TV sitcom, created by Mark Heath and his secretary Dennis A Borrow, to launch their new theatre agency, Centre Stage.   It never made it to the nation’s screens, but here is the outline:

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This is a drawing from the early 1970s: … somewhere among the palaces of Warrington Crescent, Elgin or North Kensington bedsit land

Head removals gently - version 2

and here is the artist, at about that time:

Jane in Goldhurst Terrace circa 1972



GALLERY TWO – “Centre Stage”


The Poster

The Poster.   The venue was at the top of a dilapidated warehouse in Old Street


Mark Heath, actor. I don't know why they wanted themselves painted in uniform.  Maybe a response to the Thatcher Govt ...

Mark Heath, actor. I don’t know why he and others wanted themselves painted in uniform. Maybe a response to the Thatcher Govt …




GALLERY THREE – Gestures and Attitudes





My adventure invites fellow travellers.  I am a poet, an artist and a seer.  I welcome conversation among the PHILO SOFIA, the lovers of wisdom.

This blog is  a vehicle to promote also my published work – The Sacred India Tarot (with Rohit Arya, Yogi Impressions Books) and The Dreamer in the Dream – a collection of short stories (0 Books). Watch this space.

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