Growing up in Cambridge, Pink Floyd were no strangers to the generation before me. His mum lived two streets away and my dad used to lug their gear around. Syd, in his post Floyd later days returned from North London to Cambridge and put his energy into his art. During this time I often saw him around town, in his big headphones and long trench-coat (even in the sweltering heat) in a world of his own.
I highly recommend getting yourself to his exhibition in Shoreditch.
These (above) are just a few of the many letters Syd wrote to hi sweetheart Libby.
Exhibition Dates: 18th March –10th April 2011
Idea Generation Gallery, Redchurch Street, London, E2 7JB