Sitting there in the soft gloom of the grand, crumbling auditorium, I was filled with a magical hum of excitement. It felt like we were all part of a little rebel army, intent on shining light into darkness….
This weekend, some more unsuspecting people of London...
Have been caught unawares by the Fastest Pen in the South East!
OK, so I didn't draw these on the spot, but I sort of took some 'mental photos', and drew them on the train journey home.
'We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars'.
Oscar Wilde's famous quote often comes to mind when I am in the city, because I love to look up.
There's such a lot going on at ground level that it's easy to forget to look up – but there's so much magic up there!
For example – this gorgeous sculpture by Rudy Weller. It's on the top of the Criterion Building in Piccadilly, London, and it's called 'Three Gilded Synchronised Divers'.
My photo is a bit grainy – but you get the idea.
Watch out for people who are looking at their phone rather than where they're going – but I really recommend stopping to look up now and again.