I remember # 14

Equivalent VIII 1966 Carl Andre born 1935 Purchased 1972 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T01534
Equivalent VIII (http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T01534)

400. I remember tadpoles in a jar

401. I remember candy floss

402. I remember having a hyperlink explained to me for the first time, and thinking that this was quite interesting

403. I remember the music group Middle of the Road, who named themselves in age before irony existed

404. I remember Mick McManus

405. I remember not being allowed to stay up to watch the Moon landing live on television (it took place after midnight). The bitterness I felt has never left me

406. I remember gladly my cross-eyed bear

407. I remember ‘Popcorn’ by Hot Butter

408. I remember Orlando the Marmalade Cat

410. I remember the unbelievable thrill of seeing myself on television for the first time (a blur of blonde hair at the back of the audience at a jazz festival). 30 years later I met the filmmaker

411. I remember Cyril Fletcher and his odd odes

412. I remember Jacob Bronowski and The Ascent of Man, which made you feel so much more intelligent than you actually were

413. I remember rice pudding

414. I remember my album of football cards

415. I remember modems

416. I remember Lol Coxhill

417. I remember Murray Mints, Murray Mints, too good to hurry mints

418. I remember Rutland

419. I remember Kurt Russell being in Disney film after Disney film

420. I remember The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

421. I remember thinking that my parents’ relatively meagre bookshelves must contain information about everything I could possibly want to know

422. I remember Malcolm Muggeridge

423. I remember Carl Andre’s bricks and the furore that they caused

424. I remember that Carl Andre’s uncle was Raymond Baxter, the TV presenter of Tomorrow’s World

425. I remember God’s cop, the truly awful James Anderton

426. I remember flexi discs

427. I remember They’re coming to take me away ha haaa ho ho hee hee / To the funny farm where life is beautiful all the time / And I’ll be happy to see those nice young men / In their clean white coats / And they’re coming to take me away ha haaa

428. I remember Joseph Cooper and his dummy keyboard

429. I remember concept albums


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