Thursday, 22 March 2007

Shambles Auction

The Cato Trust (http://www.catotrust.com) are a young music based charity supported by Babyshambles. They are currently auctioning a babyshambles drum skin - Copy and paste the link below to your browser to get a piece of the band whilst supporting a worthwhile cause!


http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140099710268

Friday, 16 March 2007

Poetry by Shabbychic

A simple poem for a complicated man
i'll call him the pied piper pisces peter pan
i write as a fellow pisces and not as a fan (although i am)
this aint my apology and nor should it be
i'm just ashamed by the way our society treats yee
they breed you then feed you, emulate and applaude you
you reflect yourself back, break thier laws and they'l floor you
send the lad down the judge says with a frown
back to a place to score more easy brown
they write you they fight you, take big bites of you
but what do they know they aint lived the life thats you
when you don't stand a chance just live the old merry dance
thats just how it is and this kind of shit happens
on a positive note you're lucky
like amy with her fuckery
you choke on your smoke and then drink cos you choke
the terrible truth such a comical joke
just a simple poem to say sorry peter
for the way society and the media teats ya and beats ya.
happy birthday peter xx

Wednesday, 7 March 2007

Calling All Artists

It's Peters birthday on the 12th. Art for Arkady, the recently formed website which focuses on libertine spirited creativity and has apparently, according to its popularity drawn out the artists within us we never knew existed has been busy gathering together a wonderful collection of works to celebrate our mans 28th year. It's still not too late to add your own, but you'll need to be quick!

Blood painting by Katt




Click the picture to view the display of drawings, paintings, collages and fabric collected together for Peters Birthday. Display will be up on the main page until the end of March.

Upcoming shows you may want to contribute to are:

April: Street art/stencils
May: Diaries/journals/books/Books of Albion
June: Cartoons
July: The Unexpected

Art for Arkady is always looking for new libertine spirited artists and viewers so join when you can.

Always be inspired,

Art for Arkady

Tuesday, 6 March 2007

For Peter


Some say he's a mess,
Others say he's confused.
Bemused and bewildered,
Not knowing where to go.
Nowhere to run,
No cave in which to hide.

The tabloids the press, causing all the stress,
Printing there lies and publishing that causes stress.
What a sad life to earn from others loses
Bitter,
Cruel,
Cold hearted...........but we all have to earn a penny.

People will worry,
People will panic.
What will come next,
Where does it all go from here.

Mistakes have been made,
There's no turning back.
Remember what you have and not what you had
Carry your pride, high on your chest
For if u believe you know best, then so should the rest.

Choices and decisions,
Not knowing where to go,
Some choose the road that leads to riches.
Others take the road that leads to ruin.
But people forget the most important road of all.....
The road to happiness, there's one for us all.

The rhyming the writting
The boy who has it all
Intelligent and smart
Good lookin' an'awl
Look to the future and forget the past.

Stand by the ones you love as they will for you.
Life is unplanned,
Unmapped and unwritten.
Take it to stride and carry that pride.

All we can do is hope for the best.
Stand by the ones we love and let them do the rest.


by Beth Arthur xx

Sunday, 4 March 2007

Glasgow 2007 Photos

Photos sent by Scott Macdonald

Bilo and Biggles by Rachel

Bilo and Biggles

Go together like a cup of

Earl Grey and giggles

Pour us / Poor us

A bit a'that my darling, charming man

But I was

Stupid then, and stupid when

On a snarling November morn,

snapping on the heels of Hod

He said:

“I’ve had enough, my f(r)iend,

of all your larks and daydreams.

Get yourself sorted –

no more scallys in them alleys, those which

you frequent far too often.

My fellow bohemian son of Albion

Time to sign off and out.”

I feel the grief sodden sadness of someone

who is not a man no more

Lost my integrity

Lost my philosophy

Here I am at the Head of Beachy

'Bout to call an end

To the prancings and dancings

I used to take for granted

Here I go a-leaping

Here I go a-stop

(Are such things done on Albion's shore?)


~ Rachel 2007

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