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February Words, One Of A Kind

February Words, One Of A Kind
£70.00 1 Available
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An original piece of artwork, as usual I have made only one.

It records a 'newsworthy' word for each day in February, 2017.

Each hand-written word is hand-stitched, using vintage thread, onto a piece of paper which is at least forty-nine years old.

The paper came from a book (Chinese Art by Finlay MacKenzie, Spring Art Books 1968) which had been badly damaged and was destined for the bin. I absolutely never cut up books which could otherwise be read.

There is an inscription on the page which reads: 'To Ted, Happy Collecting! Julian 13/8/70'.

The piece measures approximately 13.5 x 15.5cms, with an additional border of 2cms for framing. A picture frame is not included.

The price includes free UK postage, which will be Royal Mail first class. If you would like to pay extra for 'signed-for' delivery, please message me before purchase.

The overseas postage price, shown below, is for Royal Mail 'International Tracked and Signed'.

In keeping with my eco-friendly ethos, your package will arrive in a sewn envelope made from old magazines and books. An example is shown in images above. Of course, yours will be different, depending on what I have to hand on the day.

Please note, if you live outside the EU you are responsible for paying import duties or taxes, in accordance with your country's customs laws.


Oddly, I admit, I am obsessed with recording the news, and have been making daily notes sporadically for years. However, since January 1st, this year, it has become hardcore and I have not missed a day, so far.

I have many note books. One is entitled 'Word Of The Day'. This piece is made up of the words I collected in February.

The words are as follows:
1.Oligarch 2.Transgender 3.Finasteride 4.Paranoid 5.Drones 6.Health Tourism 7.Trafficked 8.Murmuration 9.IT Girl 10.Stampede 11.Witch-Hunt 12.Ballistic Missile 13.Whistleblower 14.Assassination 15.Tyrant 16.Ultimatum 17.Nurdles 18.Un-American 19.Prank 20.Bombogenesis 21.Famine 22.Freelorders 23.Storm Doris 24.Supremacist 25.Dashcam 26.Dullards 27.Envelopegate 28.Deported

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to give me a shout.

Thank you,

P.S. I post regular 'work in progress' updates on Instagram.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Alison Sye within 3 days of receiving payment.

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