Last Sunday, Grant and I
went to East London for the
It was held in a car park just
off Brick Lane, a part of London
that I hadn't visited before.
We had to queue to get in.........
.......which gave us an opportunity
to enjoy some brilliant street art.
I was disappointed to see how dirty
the streets were :(
I overheard someone saying that people
had queued overnight for this event,
so maybe this rubbish was left by
them and was unusual.
I particularly liked the one above,
I thought it was very clever
(definitely an idea to steal!).
Inside, it was very VERY busy and I
got the impression that 'the best' had
all gone when the doors opened,
just half an hour before.
There was 'Pearly Royalty' there,
and they posed prettily for me to take
This car had been customised by
And this one was all about 'Doubt' and
we were invited to write our doubts on it.
This Doubt is not one of mine, but it
made me smile!
There was a VERY long queue for
prints being produced, there and then, by
I would have liked one of his prints,
but I think we'd still be in the queue.
(which Grant thought was the
queue for the toilets!).
Overall, I was distinctly underwhelmed
by the art car boot fair.
I wasn't impressed with
the talent or artistic skill and there was
a lack of fresh and innovative thinking.
I was hoping to see
(as promoted in the advertising)
but there was no sign of them.
There was a Tracey Emin stall being run by
two other ladies, but, from what I could see from
the back of the crowd, they only seemed to be
selling raffle tickets for one of her prints.
But it was certainly an experience!
Having had a look around we hopped
onto the Tube and then walked through to
Covent Garden where we sat outside
and enjoyed a carafe of red wine
while listening to live music.