Because messages probably won’t work at midnight.
Fiction – Ruby Red available through Lulu.
I took part in the Naked Bike Ride. My penis is proving quite popular (on the internet), this picture, featuring me, another bloke and two rather attractive women with odd headwear, all of us naked, is the most favourited of my flickr images.
Spinneyhead’s favourite driving games (before we got the 360, there’ll be an update when we’ve played enough new games).
One in, One out. The May Day bank holiday weekend wasn’t a good one. Granted, Damian became an uncle again, but that was overshadowed by the death of Andy McCruden.
Fiction- So Much To Answer For, a novella available through Lulu.
Fiction – Global Weirding
I’m sketching a bunch of ideas for stencil graffiti, to become transfers for modern image railway modellers who want to add a little grit. So I thought I’d see what resources there are for stencillers online. (Update The stencil graffiti transfers can now be ordered from Spinneyworld.)
Stencil Revolution is an Australian collective. The tutorials and gallery sections are down at the moment because they were having security issues, but there are a few good examples still dotted around.
Banksy, of course.
A few events and characters to follow up from Stand and Deliver: A History of Highway Robbery–
The Gordon Riots. Anti Catholic rioting in 1780 led by Lord George Gordon protesting a law which reversed lots of discrimination against Catholics.
Mohocks. Gangs of rich young men who roamed the London streets assaulting and terrifying members of the public.
Jack Ketch’s Warren. Streets in Clerkenwell that were turned into a no-go zone for the law and had tunnels and secret doors to help criminals escape.
I published a few pieces of fiction in January-
And I ended the month by proposing a cycling petition.