Michael Leigh's Blog (16)

CURIOUS THINGS Private View

PV went well on Thursday night. Quite a few people - more than expected considering it was a Thursday and very wet.  Some folks came as far afield as London, Fife and Cardiff. One old Southend Art School chum I hadn't seen for over 50 years turned up, so that was nice.  Lots to catch up with, although a PV is not the best place to do that as you are mingling all the time and stressed about the speeches and the poem I had to read for National Poetry Day ( written especially by Roger "Radio"…

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Added by Michael Leigh on October 5, 2019 at 4:07pm — 5 Comments

CURIOUS THINGS Install

Yes, the install is going well. Posters and large decal printed - the window in library looks good. As does the cabinets although some are rather tall and not really suited to small flat works. 

Added by Michael Leigh on September 6, 2019 at 9:59pm — 8 Comments

Bloggy bloggy

Not sure why they have a blog post here?  I guess you can write what you want. Any gibberish will do. Duffle coats through the mail?  Yes, I have never tried  I must confess. Wearing them seemed much preferable. I have worn many over the years. A green one, a beige one with wooden toggles, and the black one I have now which is a bit worse for wear - fraying at the cuffs. I need to look out for a new one. Maybe treat myself this Autumn. 

Added by Michael Leigh on August 4, 2019 at 7:23am — 1 Comment

CURIOuS THINGS

Special Collections. MMU   October 2019.  A.1. Waste Paper Co. Ltd.  Mail art archive of Michael Leigh and Hazel Jones. 1970's to present day. A glimpse into the world of postal art. More news as it emerges.

Added by Michael Leigh on June 25, 2019 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

Postcards

Jeremy Cooper’s

POSTCARD SUMS

at

MARIO’S CAFÉ

4th March to 26th April 2014

6, Kelly Street, Kentish Town, London NW1 8PH

Monday to…

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Added by Michael Leigh on February 18, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Xmas Catalogues Book

Added by Michael Leigh on October 10, 2012 at 5:42pm — 2 Comments

John Evans 1932 - 2012

Added by Michael Leigh on October 6, 2012 at 1:09pm — 4 Comments

John Evans 1932 - 2012 RIP

Added by Michael Leigh on October 5, 2012 at 10:30pm — 11 Comments

Chickens In Space Book

Added by Michael Leigh on July 17, 2012 at 1:52pm — 2 Comments

Rain Rain Rain!

Pitter patter! splish splosh!  drip drip!  rain rainy rain rain!

Added by Michael Leigh on July 16, 2012 at 7:20pm — 1 Comment

Postcard Book

Added by Michael Leigh on March 10, 2012 at 11:51am — 5 Comments

Buried Elephants

My last Auntie - Auntie Olwen was laid to rest today.  She always had good stories to tell.  Little anecdotes about life back in the old days when I was knee high to a packyderm.  She told me this story several times over the years and it always made me smile about the time I was living at her house just after the war, well, early 50's I would guess.  When my parents were looking round for a place to rent, we relied on generous relatives to put us up in the spare… Continue

Added by Michael Leigh on August 17, 2011 at 5:37pm — 3 Comments

Animate!

Early Bird Productions

Some old animations from Archie when he was about 12 or 13.

Added by Michael Leigh on March 30, 2011 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Open World

Mail yesterday from Rorica & Dob  Kamperelic in Serbia.  Including  Open World 'zine- pass along postcard. Flyers etc.

Added by Michael Leigh on March 1, 2011 at 9:32am — 1 Comment

Mail Today

Mail today from creative Thing AKA lesie caldera of CA. USA.
Oone of my longest standing mail art contacts - must be 25 years now! Blimey! Envelope contained homage to Nick Drake artistamp sheet and postcard. Also some unfranked stamps and a note.

Added by Michael Leigh on February 2, 2010 at 2:59pm — 2 Comments

Paper Planes and Birds

SEnd something project about Paper Planes and Birds - details at beginning of blog.

http://paperbirdsplanes.blogspot.com/

Deadline March 2010.

Added by Michael Leigh on January 31, 2010 at 3:03pm — No Comments

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