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Echoes of Silence

The urn continues to be of great interest at present. I have been investigating numerous ways in which the object can be used in my creative practice. I have drawn, sculpted, painted and photographed various urns. Looking at statistics and […]

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schemas and freelining

wrapped up against the current cold i find a warm corner to record and reflect upon what i’ve been doing lately.  the young coproducers network and on going research for the skin and bone trio. the network, funded by an artists […]

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unexpected

this blog post is brought to you by the word … unexpected.   makes a change having a word to focus on, quite the surprise.   the session i facilitated today was at pickfords house – my first time working […]

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standing – – – – – clear

medical emergencies happen and remaining calm, focussed and in the moment are factors that will help the patient.  at the start of day two of my first aid course we discover one of our girls is unwell and i need […]

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hands on

snow ! again !  there’s a bitter wind blowing too.  i had to get out into it with the dog to get some perspective on my week and my weekend.  i take a customary moment to stare out the window […]

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Urns on a mantle

I have continued to explore memento and artefacts. My interest in the urn has increased and I am currently working with vessels of various shapes and sizes. I am considering the mother as a vessel and the interchangeability of the […]

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binary ?

post dinner and we’re all sat solitary in the living room, our faces lit by our devices, the dog sleeps.  i glance through the curtains at the last of the daylight backlighting a chimney and digital arial.  this day has […]

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time between

out of the window i see natures marks place upon a foggy canvas.  the recent extreme weather affording time to eat, relax, tidy piles of paper and spend time with the family.  my fingers tingling with excitement as i compose […]

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big snow day

part of being human is the sharing of experience and today is one of those once in a while days.  our dog florence jumps up onto the window sill and once again sets to watch the swirling snow fall with […]

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january review

i settle down to make a review of my janaury 2018, florence has taken to eric’s chair – i think she realises that once the laptop comes out in the morning we’ll not be going out for our walk for […]

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Art Theory and Reflective Process

In December I submitted the final drafts to the first two modules on the MA. I navigated and battled my way through feminist artists in history and women who have presented work relating to the relationships they hold with their […]

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multiples of 10

two weeks into the year and i’m fully back up to speed and i can share with you that this is the first time in years my year has started so quickly and i’m still a bit whar!  this is […]

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establishing a window

i migrate to the laptop as work becomes painfully slow due to a feeling related to simply being tired.  am i trying to run before i walk in this new year ? i’ve been thinking about what’s to come this […]

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90 minutes to reflect on 2017

with football matches happening all around the uk i make myself comfortable to make a reflective post about this year. kicking off i feel a little unsure to to pass the thought to next, there have been some highlights of […]

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trying to find a mirror

there’s something about this time of year that makes it difficult for me to stare productively out of the window.  what i end up doing instead is looking for a mirror to hold in front to make me view myself. […]

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reflections of stone

i sit and get myself comfortable.  above the laptop is a view into the garden, the naked strands of willow are being toyed with by the ebbing breeze.  with great excitement i edit and upload the images from last week.  […]

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‘Arp: The Poetry of Forms’

To my right as I enter the exhibition is a large dark brown-coloured rectangular object fixed to the wall. My eye is drawn to white bow-tie shapes that float-hover-drift on a grey surface, offshore of a nasal-peninsula-chef’s head emerging from […]

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catching up

having persuaded the dog to let me type i turn my thoughts to creating this post in which i catch up with the last few weeks.  i glance over to the dog who has taken up her spot in the […]

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practice practice and practice

feeling better about my practice, i take to my keyboard to further practice writing about it.  steady progression within the non linear film commission makes me feel good about that part of my practice. i pause to stare out of […]

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inside the cave

the laptop screen sits brightly on my lap, the window providing some light from the mono grey day outside.  the puppy has a been playing with a newly found improvised toy and later tomorrow the ipswich speedway team will work […]

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AiR Journey #2 – Begin with the End in Mind

      I set out with good intentions to write regular posts throughout this project and find I am lacking in this regard. I can make excuses such as juggling 4 school runs a day, then school holidays, 3 […]

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rin tin tin

a bus bounces its way past the window, a branch of the hazel jigs and there’s further analysis of tyre wear at aragon.  my saturday morning is rich with visual and audio pastries. i’m pretty much alone as the rest […]

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sipping coffee

sipping coffee was at the top of my list of things to do this morning.  the morning after the opening of #findinglines at derby museum and art gallery.  i like to sip coffee.  this morning was without the more usual […]

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