My Pictorial History (8): Epic Poet

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With my gran, late 2000
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I began work on Axis & Allies in Royal Tunbridge Wells, early 2001
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Stevie Vickers AKA Victor Pope, from Barnsley College, one of my flatmates in Tunbridge Wells
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Revisiting the Tunbridge Wells bookshop in 2019 where I used to buy books to fuel my epic
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In my flat at 34B Camden Road, with Duggie from South Africa
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A profile of DBB done by Kate, early 2001
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The poem wasn’t always called Axis & Allies

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Meeting up with Kate & Gran in Brighton, 2001
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Mi mum & mi gran in London, 2001
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Squeezing 9-11 into my epic poem began the process of making it VERY epic – October 2001

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On Monte Cassino, Italy
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On my return from Italy I began seeing Alice in Tunbridge Wells 
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Being overpaid by TW council funded my European composition trips then my journey to India – I think it was the Muses work

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Thiruvalluvar statue at Kanyakamari- I would soon begin transcreation his Thirukural
At the feet of Thiruvalluvar 2013)
The copy of Thirukural I picked up in Madurai

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On the boat to the Andaman Islands – Duncan R) Jimmy Van de Mer R)
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Jimmy Van de Mer r(ight) on the Andaman Islands
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Phil, Kate & Steve

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