If truth be told, I haven’t really been able to gather together too many coherent thoughts lately. A good friend has been terminally ill and died yesterday. So when I mentioned that ‘life’ had been getting in the way of artwork, it was a little more than that.
I feel this blog, though it is an artwork blog, not a wholesale ‘welcome to my life’ blog, should nonetheless mark the passing of a dear friend in an appropriate way.
I first met Jen in a bar in Abu Dhabi, which, considering I live in a small rural village in Somerset, is pretty much out of my environment. I was in Abu Dhabi because my partner went out to work there for some weeks, and got stuck working there for some years. Jen is probably largely responsible for keeping him sane out there, so I have her to thank for that, too.
You don’t need to know any more, other than that the most appropriate thought I have is to raise a very large virtual glass in honour of a life well lived, so this is for Jen: