i have this thing with …peeling posters & surfaces

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faded peeling posters

i really definitely do. can’t help but be drawn to them on so many levels. peeling posters, painted surfaces flaking away, fading signs? tick, tick, tick. i find it hard to put it into words the way i feel about these things and how i’m so inexplicably drawn.

over many years of humanity, people often muse how things faded and old are no longer beautiful, but i disagree with this. fading, ageing, getting marks and scars and lines are signs of character. of life lived. sometimes the peeling and fading of paint and posters can actually be what makes them beautiful.
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what’s on my desk

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Polaroid supercolour 635cl

ava the cat

desk ℅ kit out my office

what’s on my desk? ava, a lot of the time. the day i got it and put it together she plonked straight down on top and it’s been a firm favourite since.

i’ve lived in this flat for almost 7 years now and in that time i’ve never had a desk. when i’m making collages, doing blog stuff or just browsing the internet, i’ve used my lap, the floor and sometimes a tiny foldable table. i can’t tell you how good it feels to have an actual desk to work on after all this time!

currently i’ve mostly just been using my laptop on it so i can type at a more comfortable height, and edit photos without a huge amount of glare behind me. i have a few new collages to share soon too…
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