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puwer, rapper and being daunted

there’s a lovely feeling about getting to the point on a friday afternoon when i realise i have the head space and photos to put together a post about my week. after the weekend of discomfort – my week has […]

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The paint shop

  In an effort to begin understanding the internal workings and overlapping operations of each department, I will be spending a bit of time shadowing staff throughout the Ritherdon factory. First on the agenda is the ‘Paint shop’, which predominantly […]

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clearing

in my inexperience with social media i’ve arrived at an etiquette stanch to do with following up posts in which i have expressed something in such a way that might make the reader uncomfortable.  i think i’m talking about restoring […]

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way out is through

in this post i aim to reflect as well as off load.  i need to off load the feelings generated while working within a project.  the details of this project are irrelevent as it’s not about the project – it’s […]

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i’m awash with excitement – a top feeling – energising – almost bursting. how can this be followed i think?  like a surfer standing up i am in that moment and i feel invincible.   it’s friday 10:15am.   i pause […]

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letter to rob (2.3.19)

letter to rob 2.3.19   dear rob   i’ve thought of you this evening after watching a couple of programmes about electronic music being made through the 1970s and 80’s.   now i’m sitting writing to you i’m not too […]

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‘name’- day 2: the traffic of love

Location: Glasgow Women’s Library Last night I was looking for a Robert Macfarlane book on my bookshelf (given to me by none other than my partner in crime B Jorgensen) which I knew was about walking.  On the very first page, […]

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‘name’ : day 1

touching the world through walking while seated, moving, in silence or not.

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Return to Ritherdon

An artist residency at manufacturer Ritherdon & Co Ltd, taking place between Feb 2019 – Aug 2020. A development from an Art in Manufacturing 2 residency for the National Festival of Making 2018. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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i’m reviewing the situation

as a boy the film oliver had a huge impact upon me – especially fagin played by ron moody.  i would spend hours doing the actions with my hands – i was told this when i was older.  as we […]

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all in it together.

there’s a hub bub of activity in the kitchen as pizza friday is in full swing – i’m waiting for the crowd to ebb before venturing in. i feel in a very reflective mood tonight as earlier we all were […]

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formal qualities

something from earlier i forgot to include, formal qualities.  i think i missed the lecture or the memo that told me or taught me about the formal qualities. i think i need some help understanding the formal qualities.  maybe just […]

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connecting the gaps

i begin writing while dinner preparation is happening in the kitchen.  i’ve been treated to an eclectic selection all with the low drone of the cooker hob extraction fan.  as i write i hear the inspirational voice of freddie mercury […]

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looking after the basics

i have to admit to you i’m really uncomfortable about something i wrote about myself in my previous post.  i did consider sitting with it all day and writing later. this was going to be too long before trying to […]

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energy of the moment

is a biscuit better dunked ?  i only ask as i had a biscuit and now i don’t. surprisingly this opening line resonates with my ongoing enquiry into the energy of feeling,  so much of what i do is in […]

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sunday – day of

we’ve delivered daughter #1 back to college today and now we’re home its all a bit flat and sad. i covered my sad thoughts with mindfulness and concentrating on the driving. thoughts did wander back to a conversation this morning […]

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startings

i spend alot of time looking out the window while i sit and compose my posts.  for the most part the posts are reflective about the last few days or maybe the week. this morning as i prepare to go […]

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tidy time

funny how writing a title triggers a memory of dragons den – not the start of the post i anticipated so i’ll work to bring it back on track. amazing day today – from hoovering to going through the contents […]

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straight in

bish bosh bash – work, housework and a reprogamme for the snee snaw ( fore fingers ).  yes i’m not one to sit around too much ! with the snee snaw i did try to adapt the isadora sketch as […]

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game on

feeling incredibly optimistic and positive i start this blog.   there’s been quite a turnaround from a week ago,  it took some heartfelt conversations and bravery from me. i’m bolstered by getting a wireless sensor working last night before settling into […]

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