Umbel Handmade Mania

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Industry Arts
Occupation Artist/Designer
Location Widnes, Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Introduction Struggling artist, way too old to be hip or ironic about it. Constantly on the search for outrageous happiness in new and unusual ways.
Interests Drawing, painting, stitch, design, crafts, reading, films, blogging, bookbinding, music, jewellery making, pumpkins, comedy
Favorite Movies Eastern Promises, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Shaun of the Dead, Moon, The Time Machine, Terminator 2, Bladerunner, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Paul, Pirates of the Caribbean, House of 1000 Corpses, Aliens, The Last Exorcism, Paranormal Activity, Flight 666
Favorite Music Led Zeppelin, Vampire Weekend, INXS, Pearl Jam, Presidents of the United States of America, Depeche Mode, B52s, Iron Maiden, Roy Orbison, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Elvis, Elbow, Kings of Leon, Marylin Manson, The Cult, Annie Lennox, Bjork
Favorite Books Horror, sci fi, zombies, Stephen Fry, Stephen King, Isaac Marion, Irvine Welsh, Richard Dawkins

Chicken monkey shoes?

The statue erected in my honour will be badly crocheted from hairy string, probably with vermin in it and bits of old toffee apple stuck here and there. It will be kept at Liverpool John Moores University to remind students that they will never earn much money but it's worth it to be happy.