Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 24, 2015

8.30 pm. Who borrowed the lectern lamp? Where did I put my dictaphone? These were two unexpected crises that I experienced while preparing for the Chapels in Wales module: The dictaphone was discovered, but died from battery exhaustion half way through … Continue reading

February 23, 2015

High tides and strong winds are forecast for today. Are we to anticipate a repeat of last year’s furor? 8.30 am. Small, agitated birds were heading for the trees; seagulls encircled the town, high above, like albatrosses. The clouds bloom and … Continue reading

February 21, 2015

9.20 am. Off to the Farmers’ Market to buy eggs, and to take in Mr Sewell’ exhibition, Revelation, presently showing at the Morlan Centre, Aberystwyth. I was reminded of a type of European Abstraction Expressionism that emerged during the early 1950s. This … Continue reading

February 19, 2015

9.15 am. The turbulent sea. (All metaphor.): 9.30 pm. Second year painting tutorials today. Some principles and observations: One should paint through a problem to its solution. Answers aren’t usually found without a brush in one’s hand. Better to paint a … Continue reading