Assembled: notebooks, typewriter ribbon, paperclips, ink stamps, etc. – all critical-ish tools for a crafty-ish poet.
Items: stationery, typewriter ribbon (Swallow, made in England, red tin)
Items: stationery, paper clips (“Atom”, brown box, trigonal contents – with rubber band)
Items: stationery, notebook (orange with clasp)
Continue reading Items, assembled: Stationery (notebooks, typewriter, stamps, clips etc)
Journal: Pokhara > Aqaba / poetry, 2017 (purple, flower / paper maché from Nepal)
Journal: Pokhara > Aqaba, 2017 (inside cover noting: Pokhara, Kathmandu, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Muscat, Aqaba)
Continue reading Collection: Journals (variety), vol. 1
Notebook, Beedies, Lighter, Orange, Banyan leaf: India, Items Assembled
Watercolour set: India, Items Assembled
Continue reading Items, assembled: India, Kerala (stationery, ephemera, oddments etc.)
Hitch-hiking signs from travels in Japan, 1993, created by copying street signs and maps, and drawn with crayon and marker in a school notebook or various papers (from 100 yen store).
Hitch-hiking signs, Japan: Kochi (ken/prefecture) with “O Kudsai” (humbly please)
Hitch-hiking signs, Japan: Kansai, with “Onegaishimasu” (humbly please)
Continue reading Collection: Hitchhiking signs (variety, Japan)
Assorted snaps of scrapbook(s) after assembly completed. Some showing detail of various components including bindings, blocks, covers (often made form calendar paper or printed paintings), or back covers (often made from board games).
Scrapbooks: For Pacifica (with paintings), 2016
Scrapbook: assembly / fancy man + joss paper (front cover), 2015(?)
Continue reading Scrapbook: Some assembled scrapbooks
Surviving artifacts from hitch-hiking around Germany and Netherlands, 1992, assembled and documented (there were many more). Annotations seem unnecessary but added nevertheless.
Hitch-hiking to Holland (note: adding “bitte” German for please, adds a nice touch, as does the peace sign – obviously a school notebook with crayon
Heading to Landau, Germany (en route to Rhodt unter Reitburg) – again school notebook with crayon and peace sign
Continue reading Collection: Hitch-hiking signs (variety, Europe)
Collection: Variety of notebooks, 2014-2018
Notebook: Maritimes, 2017 / Tintin “le petit vingtiéme” cover
Continue reading Collection: Notebooks (variety, international) vol. 1
Surviving artifacts from various hitch-hiking journeys around USA/ Canada, circa 1989-1994. Annotations as recollected. Note: many more of these signs existed but are lost to the world as ephemeral creations.
Take us to the White House – used from South Carolina northwards toward Rhode Island, Oct. 1990 (bad idea)
Heading to Salt Lake City from points unknown (possibly after Escalante Canyon flash flood hiking trip, 1988-9?)
Continue reading Collection: Hitch-hiking signs (variety, North America)
Oman: Rial (1, front)
Oman: Rial (1/2 Rial – back, 100 Baisa– front / back)
Continue reading Collection: Currency (variety, international), vol. 1
Snaps of scrapbooks in midst of assembly – both in creation of the actual scrapbook (which creates a lovely substate, as-it-were), the scraps readied to go within to make the
scrapbooks into a scrapjournals,… plus kit(s) of tools on the ready, and the workspaces used to do both building and filling, are documented – for no distinct reason than enjoyment of the process.
Scrapbook: ephemera of all kinds, spread out for “sortganizing”, Metchosin, 2017
Scrapbook: Assembly, pile of calendars (for covers)
Continue reading Collection: Amidst assembling scrapbooks