Dazzled by a sunset of headlights, but unable to stop and take a photo, I took a mental snap and here is the result: Credits: With thanks to my mum for her crossword input.
Days fast-forward into cloudy confusion, like conquistadors; each one squeezing its time in so close to my core that to count backwards is futile. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, February 2022
Is it new, to celebrate the start of a year in which one becomes older? Does the angst of youth miraculously dissipate, or does it accelerate until it can no longer be retained by the brittle shell of depletion? Copyright of Jay Cool´s thoughts owned by Jay Cool, Saturday 1st January, 2022.
Dreggy stomach. Confused head. Heavy arms. Covid spread? Back to bed? Changing tack. Stomach fed. No more qualms. And clear head. I stand. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, Friday 17th December, 2021
Optimistic morning opportunities thread themselves through the slim eye of the needle, pulled by possibilities, into the promise of a mid-day feast only to find the darkness of an empty dome, an eyeless socket, emptiness and hunger. Copyright owned by Jay Cool, December 2021
Mega-excited to be back at The Tap for a booster by Bickles! True, it’s not the kind of booster to protect me from Covid’s winter rage, or even from the flu. But a giggle with Bickles, after such a long period of deprivation from live comedy, is guaranteed to be a darn-sight more effective thanContinue reading “Sheridan Meets Bickles at Sudbury`s Brewery Tap!”
Gouache and collage, on 50 X 40 inch canvas board, painted in response to public queries regarding the whereabouts of Boris. See link to The Express article, ‘Where’s Boris?’ After a thorough search of the country – permission granted by Dominic Cummings ( i.e. one has to act upon instinct when in fear for the welfareContinue reading “Here’s Boris! – Silly-Savvy Art”
A piece inspired by the idiocy of Jacob Rees-Mogg, when he insisted MPs travel from far and wide, to vote at the House of Commons – in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic! As the lesser mortals queue to vote, Rees-Mogg peers down at them, sharing out the virus to promote the Tory version ofContinue reading “‘The Mogg Conga’: Silly-Savvy Art”
Second of a series of three watercolour landscapes, inspired by my local walks during the UK’s Coronavirus pandemic lockdown. This scene depicts Winthrop Farm in Chilton, and is based on a photograph I took, during April, whilst indulging in my daily exercise ration. A shadow on the garden wall, looks eerily like a mammotholian Coronavirus,Continue reading “Silly-Savvy Art: Anxiety”
First of a series of three watercolour landscapes, inspired by my local walks during the UK’s Coronavirus pandemic lockdown. This scene depicts some industrial warehouses in Chilton, and is based on a photograph I took just before our government woke up to the reality of the impending crisis; hence the title ‘Complacency’. The painting isContinue reading “Silly-Savvy Art: Complacency”