The Poet Frederick Seidel recently wrote his poem The Blue Suit about a particularly vibrant blue worsted that we introduced to customers last year. The poem has been published in the London Review of Books and we are grateful to Mr Seidel for allowing us to publish it here.
Edwards is a painter and printmaker from the Vale of Glamorgen, South Wales. Widely exhibited in the UK, she often works with mixed media, combining the three processes of printmaking, painting and drawing.
Briefly an art student in Luton. Worked at Vauxhall Motors for a while. Moved to London and briefly worked in a pawnbroker’s shop, which may just have catalysed and inspired his fascination in a deeper ‘surprise element’ in the lives of objects, ‘precious objects’, what makes them precious – and how?