Suicide Hill

suicide hill, 10'x7' ink and gouache, 1999

tThis was a piece done all the way back in 1999, inspired by the early James Ellroy novel of the same name. Well, that and a youth raised on seeing those square 80’s black and whites in every film and TV show.

Oh, and the magic of Facebook has waned a bit for me, if you want to keep up with the continued occasional flow of amusing signage photographs then you’ll need to join me on twitter.


The Big Scary UK Freeze of 2010


Thank you Mister Chunu Miah


  1. ‘Its not every day someone sends you a surgeons gown in the post.’

    I will now be making a close examination of any Doctor I see…..

    Twit-er – for people who havent got anyone else to shout at on the phone.

    I se Mr K. has joined ….

  2. Be very afraid.

    They’re very tricky to fold after you’ve put them on you know.

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