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DIY taxidermist is live and armed

DIY taxidermist is live and armed

Keep Away from Idiots: DIY taxidermy from Charlie Tuesday GatesCharlie Tuesday Gates
Taxidermy – the rather morbid art of stuffing and mounting dead animals – has witnessed a rise in popularity not seen since its Victorian heyday in the last few years. Vintage dead artefacts are being given an afterlife in trendy lounge bars all over east London, while taxidermist Polly Morgan has enjoyed further fame after her first major exhibition last summer. However, few have attempted to bring the scalpel to the stage as well as Charlie Tuesday Gates.
She took relish in regaling her audience with stories of unconventional body storage methods

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