Allotments No 1 the first handmade book collaboration by myself and printmaker Anne Proctor is now available for sale. The book contains my poem, Rectangle of Hope plus 14 pages of Anne’s images. The images are a mix of hand embossed, hand drawn with pencil, scanned watercolours and pen drawings plus four pages of hand printed photoetch and collagraph images. The book is a celebration of nature, people, physical graft and flasks of tea.
The book costs £10 and is available every Saturday and Sunday from Anne’s stall on the westbound platform at Tynemouth Station market and from my stall on the eastbound platform every Saturday. Copies of this book plus Anne’s work will be available at future poetry gigs.
Anne and I are working on our next project about…ooh I couldn’t possibly say