Keeping Afloat

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I took this photo on my way to work. The floating house was on the side of a van. Reflected on the van is an image of me standing in front of a house. I didn’t take long to compose the photo and I like the way it turned out, particularly the way the windows of the reflection and the van image are lined up. The image on the van reminded me of a drawing I made a couple of years ago of a floating house. It’s quite ramshackle and open to the flow of nature.

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Response to banging

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My response to the intermittent banging that emits from the flat above mine when my neighbour chops ginger with a meat cleaver is to make indentations repeatedly with my biggest kitchen knife into this painting. Previously I have used a knitting needle and a biro; the big knife is much more satisfying.

As well as releasing my anger about this intrusive intermittent act I can physically see the extent of it; art reflects life.