Graham Clarke. A true English eccentric! Said the person sitting next to me in the Auditorium. I couldn't put it better myself, so I'll use those words verbatim. Graham entertained for 20 minutes, changing hats, telling his stories and poetry, playing some sort of mouth organ as a divider between scenes. I first heard of Graham about 5 years ago from his books and watercolour pictures. I gather he is a Rotarian in the maidstone area and his paintings feature on this years club directory, the confernce guide and I believe a calendar that is being sold. I've always liked his pictures for their simple, childlike detail that looks so simple yet I imagine would be so hard to create effectively.
This entry is part of a series about my visit to the Rotary District Conference. It might not make much sense on it's own, why not start at the first post and read all the way through.
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