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Welcome to the official blog of Joanna Neary, where you can catch up on Jo’s bewildered world past, present and looming. Mainly, this blog consists of scanned pages from her sketchbook with a running commentary, dashed off between duties, work and other hobbies. As well as banging on about art, there’s also past gigs, and music, such as the one about being interviewed for Prog Magazine in 2019, which led to some delightful exchanges with fellow nerds. It was all very civil, even when Jo had to admit she’d got a Frank Zappa fact wrong.



yes, that’s me. An artist, doing exhibitions. *bows* My name is Joanna Neary and I went to Art School for what might be a record-breaking SEVEN YEARS. And I’m still mulling over doing an MA after all that. Since graduating, I have kept on drawing and painting. I’ve had recent exhibitions with Artwave and have […]

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Sadly Tony had to pull out of the Eastbourne Comedy Night, so we’re thrilled to welcome GEORGE EGG back again, with a version of his live cooking show. Ticket link is here   Plus Dan Evans and me, Joanna Neary. Hope you can make it, if you fancy (and can navigate train strikes, Rugby Final, […]

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Eastbourne’s longest standing sell-out comedy night is back for the new school year. With Mr Tony Law – TICKETS HERE! Saturday 30th September 2023 Eastbourne’s longest standing sell-out comedy night is back for the new school year. Neanderthal Canadian Trinidadian Norn Iron loon Law brings his half-baked thoughts on the last couple of years and […]

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Joanna Neary here, ello Hello my friends, I hope you are enjoying summer. We went in four different seas in Cornwall last week, one was choppy, one was deep, one was like being kicked up the bum by surprising waves and the fourth was grey skies but deceptively warm. Swimming in the sea makes me […]

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Thank you in advance, for reading my post. I’m a bit tired after doing a show in the middle of nowhere last night, and not getting home till 2am. Edit button is defunct. I’m pleased to announce that I’m doing my stand up comedy show at The Stand this August. The shows start on 5th […]

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My spring shows coming up:  DEVON: Saturday 7th May – solo comedy show WIFE ON EARTH Tinner’s Moon Festival, Ashburton Devon, you say? Tickets please! Sunday 8th May – children’s comedy show ‘STINKY MCFISH AND THE WORLD’S WORST WISH’  Tinner’s Moon Festival, Ashburton Might as well go to both shows in Devon. Give me a ticket EAST SUSSEX […]

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Hello Eastbourne and East Sussex Subscribers! Just a quick one to say that we are starting up our comedy night at The Lamb Inn, High St, Eastbourne again regularly and tickets are now on sale for the first one of these, Saturday 28th May. Massive thank you to all our brilliant audiences who have joined […]

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Helloooooooo and welcome back to my news desk! I hope all is well with you, thank you for sticking around. I don’t think I’ve done a news update since nothing much happened last time. I’ve been cooking from scratch a lot, planning some new things for you to see, and have tidied all the paper […]

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A Family Portrait. School Run, Sweets and Swears. Laddie was livid this morning because I wouldn’t let him have sweets for breakfast. He punched a pillow and angrily muttered words that weren’t swearing because he knows that’d be overstepping the mark. He didn’t even use the D-word. Last week he asked if he could tell […]

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Tickets, and books, and tickets. Hellooooo! Welcome to all. For anyone expecting a free drawing in the post, they should be with you any day now. I hope you like them. I did two different designs in the end, I’ll write a blog about that soon.   And a big thanks to everyone who made […]

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