November 29, 2011. ONE to gooooooo!!!!! This "Autumn" card is a bit
elongated and larger than postcard size. The Autumn-holiday ad times
three makes the background and the detail shows " 1 to GO" plus the
runner...heading for the finish line. This is sent to the "365
Runner": Mim! And tomorrow? Who gets Number 365?
I gravitated to the random today, taking a page from a magazine and re-arranging some of the words. I think they suggest pessimism for the economy - England will return to recession - and the trace from a card a student rejected: glitter and a swirl of blue paint suggested Christmas to me. I added the words 'tra la la' to the card as singing can be a way through gloom.
Cut the title out from an old Saturday magazine thinking I would use it on yesterday's piece and then didn't so stuck it on its ownsome and revisited it today. Got the rowing boat image from another Sat. mag. while all the remaining pieces came from a misdelivered accounting magazine....accounting dull? Apparently not!
In the moment with my family but always looking at it as an observer too, imagining how to capture it. I love '37' and our pub lunch ticket happened to be that number making the soup taste even better.
Saw our son for the first time since he started med school in Exeter in September. Took mailart stuff with me to the pub - a pub I had been to last when a few years before with my mum, family and sister and her family. Such a happy meal in a place full of memories, rather rushed the mailart...
November 28, 2011. The final countdown: 2 to gooooo! And so as not to
make the other mail art/ male art buddies jealous, I sent several
cards for one of these final days of "365". I used a large printed
leaf for one, plus bar-codes for the others. The "bar code" stickers,
that are along the edges of the sheets of Greek postage stamps when I
buy them at the post office, were added to make a background for the