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A post on the real writing business. My learning curve’s sometimes not quite as steep as I would like. The other day I was thinking about diaries, editors, and submission responses, not to mention the intergalactic rarity that is actually getting published. By now… Continue Reading “YOU SPIN ME RIGHT RIGHT ROUND”

1148. Dean Lane skate park (89) — Natural adventures

A pairing that I have seen a number of times over the last couple of years is that of Laic217 and Cort. An interesting aspect of this is that while I have seen numerous solo Laic217 pieces, I can’t recall ever seeing solo Cort… Continue Reading “1148. Dean Lane skate park (89) — Natural adventures”

3695. Dean Lane skate park (416) — Natural adventures

Even the quick pieces by Laic217 are rewarding, and this one is really rather nice, slapped alongside the fabulous Dibz ‘from up above’ piece. Both look destined to hang around for quite some time as scaffolding has gone up on the two skate park… Continue Reading “3695. Dean Lane skate park (416) — Natural adventures”


We think we’re pretty safe don’t we? In our houses and flats, cities, and suburbs. But today in Bristol City Museum I have learnt that such things as BRAIN EATING SNAILS exist, and the world needs to know about it. I had just finished… Continue Reading “TODAY I LEARNT THAT . . .”


‘Professionalism’ The word keeps bouncing round my head like like Zebedee from The Magic Roundabout, except with a rock drill instead of that spring he had for legs. ‘Professionalism’ I am not a professional. I would like to be and I am attempting to… Continue Reading “STUCK IN THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT”

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Artist Spotlight – Sam Lee [SCD Fall 2020]

Originally posted on STRANGE CITY DIGEST:
One of our spotlight artists for our Fall 2020 issue was Sam Lee. His depictions are expansively imaginative and his line work is balance of whimsy and intricacy. You can see more of his work on at…

“REALITY” – Tanmoy Kayesen | SCD: Spring 2021 [Artist Showcase]

Originally posted on STRANGE CITY DIGEST:
Tanmoy Kayesen is an illustrator whose surreal illustrations capture the wonders of reality and thin line dividing it between transcendence. Check out his art and be sure to follow him at And check out the full showcase…

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