Author Archives: Mr Watt

About Mr Watt

I'm the Grumpy Man of Metal. What more do you need to know? Bah!

Bladderwracked

A 10 metre wave of seaweed on the side of a new seafront development in Hove. Commissioned before the building was finished, my proposal hinged around this ‘concept’: 1500 seaweed shapes were laser cut from 3mm and 5mm steel plate, … Continue reading

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Going Loco

12 months ago I was asked to propose a design to embellish a ‘pavilion’ structure conceived by architect John Whiting as a focal point for a new housing estate by Croudace Homes in Ashford, near the site of the old … Continue reading

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E.V.-jeebies

Back in the early 90’s I cheekily applied for an Arts Council grant to finance the building of a one-off electric vehicle, to ‘contribute’ to the then burgeoning EV industry from a Crafts perspective. This would no doubt have relied … Continue reading

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The Pear-ly gates

Back in the day, the Marquis of Bristol, who lived in Brighton’s Sussex Square, had a penchant for pears. He experimented and hybridised them in his market gardens on Manor Road (behind the square), his work being acknowledged and supported … Continue reading

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MISGUIDED MAN RESTORES POINTLESS VEHICLE!

STOP PRESS!! Read all about it! This week’s Classic car buyer magazine – Out now!!

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“Watt’s in his head”

So I have spent my time writing a new Mr Watt story and ended up with 50 objects that were required to illustrate it. The story is about Mr Watt’s dream – the loss of his sparkle and the subsequent … Continue reading

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Wiston Steam Rally Ahoy!

Wiston Steam Rally Ahoy! Again with thumping heart I set off on the negligible mileage to Wiston Steam rally – 40 mins away (15 in any other vehicle). Sooo relieved to get there, and straight away the conversations start. Old … Continue reading

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