For the new Martin Rowson drawing challenge. For those of you who don’t get the reference and haven’t follow the career of Michael Gove, it’s long been rumoured that he once tried to unblock a toilet with a vacuum cleaner…
It’s a cool domain name and it was available. Yes, I know. Available. Crazy, isn’t it?
Yes. It also helps that it’s also my favourite satire written by Alexander Pope, one of the most metrically pure English poets who also knew his way around a crude insult or two. If you’ve not read it, you should give it a try.
So this is satire, right?
Can’t deny it. There will be some. But it’s also an experiment in writing and drawing, giving work away for free in order to see how many people are willing to support a writer doing his thing. It’s the weird stuff that I wouldn’t get published elsewhere in this word of diminishing demands and cookie-cutter tastes.