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#blogjune – Mark Ryden’s Blood

If I was in a court case to argue why physical media is better than downloads I would confidently present this item, smile and wave to the stunned crowd and exit in a puff of smoke. This is Stan Ridgway … Continue reading

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#blogjune – Rabbit and Cat School

So, this. I found this old plastic toy in a big bin of what I think were carnival prizes from, maybe the 1950s. There were also things like plastic mini-trumpets, paper streamers and other things I’ve forgotten now. But this … Continue reading

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#blogjune – Big Eye S+P

The most expressive salt and pepper shakers I’ve ever owned. I mean, there’s no competition. These little Keane-like big eye pups are going to win every time.

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#blogjune Lion Pin

I found this on Etsy a few weeks ago. Another Soviet badge, this one a rather beautiful mid-century looking lion. It came all the way from Lithuania and photo above shows the packaging it was sent in.

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#blogjune – Hugo – The Man of a Thousand Faces

Is there a more beautiful thing than this 1970’s toy? He comes with all sots of disguises – glasses, various beards and wigs and he’s totally, rather wondefully, creepy. I found my Hugo in a charity shop, no box unfortunately, … Continue reading

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#blogjune – P5 and Me, sort of

In the middle is Pizzicato Five’s Readymade TV Volume three flanked by pictures of me in the same location – at the Kaminarimon (雷門, “Thunder Gate”) in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. When I release my video compilation I can use them as the … Continue reading

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#iambloggingjune

Along with a bunch of others this June I’ll be taking part in the #iambloggingjune (info here). And.. I have a theme – it’s lots of my stuff. Enjoy

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