I was born in Bedfordshire in the 70's and have worked variously as a shelf stacker, an engineer for safety shut down systems, a copy-writer for a sex toys shop, a performance analyst and a project manager.
I live in a little house with Lillith, Harry, Steve, a cat and a pigeon.
I have some good news – Robin “London’s No 1 most recognisable Goth” Stevenson is going to do the cover for the book I wrote last September, which I’m going to rename “Down & Out In The Asteroid Belt” and edit and relaunch properly.
People in possession of one of the copies I had printed as “Transported” with the black cover can rest assured there were only 30 printed. One day I will be famous and you will be rich!!
I first became aware of the Moreton Rd cats about 18 month ago when I started seeing black and white cats in the back garden – first one and then several. I started leaving out cabin window open and putting some biscuits out in cold weather. The cats were very shy, but the biscuits were always gone in the morning..
Last month, Cats Protection League put a note through the door asking for help with a colony of stray cats about to be displaced by building works (knocking down an old industrial estate and woods at the end of the road to build houses). I hadn’t realised that they were all feral.
So now I’m feeding 7 cats and any donations would be gratefully recieved so I can buy them an insulated shed to live in and some decent quality food. If we get more money than we need, I’ll donate the extra to Cat’s Protection League.
If I win the lottery, I’m going to buy that industrial estate and turn it into a cat sanctuary 😀
Here are some of the visitors I was able to photograph..
I’ll draw cartoon updates for those who donate, to let you know how things are going for Lightning and the rest of the Moreton Road cats.
Please send any donations to FelineUtopia@gmail.com by PayPal.
This little machine is made from recycled junk. You put identical little wooden clones in the hopper and out come beautiful individuals! You may also spot individuals crafted by @lils_okay_art and Harry May who helped me develop it.
Thankyou to Aimi Rix and Kelly and Sophie for talking to Harry and I about our film and art and market projects and creating this lovely place.