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Augsburg: You say goodbye, I say hello

Posted by on 3 Jul, 2011 in defined by _____, Germany, Other People's Street Art, Travel | 8 comments

Augsburg: You say goodbye, I say hello

Zombielike I made it to the London’s not-so-Londony Stansted Airport this morning just in time to grab a cup of tea and dash to my flight. It was my second attempt to leave for Augsburg this week, having been horribly misled by my tired brain into thinking I was leaving on Saturday (resulting in three people, me being one of them, getting up at 4.30am twice in a row but going back to bed after a hasty check on flights the first time). “Welcome to Bavaria!” beamed the cab...

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German Arty Big Brother: Augsburg here I come

Posted by on 1 Jul, 2011 in defined by _____, Germany, Other People's Street Art, Travel | 6 comments

German Arty Big Brother: Augsburg here I come

Start spreading the news, I’m leaving in less than 24 hours… Tomorrow I’m heading off to the city of Augsburg in Germany (about 6 miles outside Munich, in Bavaria in southern Germany) to take part in what I am calling ‘German Arty Big Brother’ and what the people who run it are calling defined by___ (note the lower case d and the line where a word should be. You see? Arty!). What on earth is it? I’m not entirely sure I know myself. Augsburg is hosting...

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London: The Fourth Plinth: “Knitting girl! Knitting girl!”

Posted by on 16 May, 2009 in Knitting, London, Once in a Lifetime Stuff, Other People's Street Art, People, Random Knits | 17 comments

London: The Fourth Plinth: “Knitting girl! Knitting girl!”

Yesterday morning I was art. It was all the fault of Mr Antony Gormley, whose cast-iron sculptures scared the bejesus out of half of London in 2007 by peering down from South Bank rooftops like rusty angels of death.

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London Guerilla Knitting: “My yarn is as bad ass as your spray can.”

Posted by on 21 Feb, 2009 in Knitting, London, My Graffiti Knitting, My Knits, Once in a Lifetime Stuff, Other People's Street Art, Sights, Simple Sock Yarnstorms | 31 comments

London Guerilla Knitting: “My yarn is as bad ass as your spray can.”

Guerilla knitting. Street art that sings the same yarn-flavoured tune I do. Always had vague fluffy plans of releasing my knits into the city I am in all kinds of love with. Always admired those who have done it before me. Never really dreamed I would be standing nervously in the shadow of St Paul’s cathedral, pockets full of stocking stitch and fat tapestry needles, on the lookout for ‘the filth’ patrolling the historic building front, while the American queen of knitting...

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Kathmandu: “These eyes are considered very beautiful.”

Posted by on 12 Dec, 2008 in Nepal, People, Purl Interrupted, Sights, Space Invaders, Temples, Travel | 9 comments

Kathmandu. I have always wanted to come to Kathmandu, though I didn’t really know anything about it. The name alone convinced me it was somewhere I needed to see. What did this Cat Man look like?

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