These four photos are by the writer (and Grievous Angel contributor) Gary Every who says "I have been photographing graffiti for many years with a special subset of Native American graffiti. The photos are mine but the graffiti is done by a guy named Chip Thomas. He is a black guy who has been serving the Navajo as a doctor for decades but began a project to reclaim abandoned buildings by wallpapering his photos of cultural pride atop the rural decay. He goes by the name of Jetsonorama."
The Navajo Nation’s reservation overlaps Arizona and New Mexico. These photos were taken at Lake Powell and Wupatki.
Reorganising my office - here are some vinyls that haven't been near a turntable for many years. Bonus prize for anyone who saw Curved Air and/or The Pretty Things live – that'll be me then.
San Francisco-based artist Calvin W Stephens IV recently sent me a link to his portfolio at www.calvinstephensiv.com I particularly like this picture – Calvin calls it Cyberpunk Animus though I prefer to think of it as Black Phillip Living Life Deliciously Urban.
OK, this "coven" of over 20 witches were taking part in a Halloween jaunt on the Willamette River in Portland (Oregon). Pictures via OregonLive.com
I see from my Facebook timeline that on the 5th November 2014 I posted this story about Pope Francis suffering a costume malfunction. It didn't occur to me at the time but that looks suspiciously like an M.R. James-style "face of crumpled linen".
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