It was Paula Rego’s birthday yesterday. I love her work but Anne’s not a fan. Who is Anne and why should it matter what she thinks?

Well Anne is Anne Proctor, printmaker and my artistic collaborator. What she thinks about art, politics and the price of fish (or fuel) concerns and interests me.

We were discussing our latest collaboration yesterday at Tynemouth market and the conversation turned to Durham cathedral. I mentioned my love of Rego’s painting in the cathedral and she disagreed with me. That’s great. It’s important to disagree with one’s collaborator. We agree on the important things like where our latest project is heading.

And where is it heading? Ah well that would be telling…

Why not check out Anne’s blog for clues

paula rego photo