Sometimes coincidences can guide is into doing things we probably should have got around to long ago.
A few days ago I was at the supermarket buying some reflective tape to scare away pigeons from my balcony and I came across some acrylic paints and a small stretched canvas. I have been thinking about ordering these online for a while now, so I bought them.
Yesterday as I was setting off on my morning walk I stumbled across this strange wooden frame discarded on the waste ground right next to my building. Couldn’t understand what it was but the timber looked reusable. So this morning I took some screwdrivers with me and took it apart. Took two trips to carry everything up onto my balcony. I was still intrigued by what it could be, so I decided to put it back together. Gradually the penny dropped … it must be an easel, as used by oil painters.
The fact that I had just bought the stuff I needed to use this wonderful object for the purpose intended was too much for me. …