Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 30, 2015

8.00 am. Yesterday evening’s server downtime was over. (Phew!) I put together Thursday’s dairy page from my draft notes, responded to emails, and took time to reflect, before my 9.00 am start in the sound studio. Today’s objective was to fabricate a sound that evoked (rather … Continue reading

October 29, 2015

7.50 am. Diary upload to Twitter and FaceBook and a period of contemplation before heading out towards the Old College to begin a punishing day’s teaching (9.00 am – 6.00 pm, non-stop). 8.50 am: An Autumn storm had hit the promenade … Continue reading

October 28, 2015

8.50 am. At the School: the first half hour was given over to postgraduate admin. (Wednesday is my focal-day for the activity.) Each week, I rid my office of dead paperwork associated with defunct modules and administrative roles. I came … Continue reading

October 26, 2015

8.30 am. I’d been deleting and responding to emails periodically during my weekend away, so as not to have to face a dispiriting column of them reaching up to heaven, first thing on Monday morning. Having replied to few that remained, … Continue reading

October 21, 2015

9.00 am. A new day: mild, wet, overcast, dark (like twilight), strangely comforting (like a consolation): 9.10 am. Wednesday is my PhD and overspill MA tutorial and admin day. Applications required a response; registers and related websites needed updating: 10.30 … Continue reading

October 19, 2015

Commune with your own heart, and in your chamber, and be still (Psalm 4.4) 8.45 am. Post-communion. A sift through incoming mail and a some further work on this afternoon’s Abstraction class materials. I’ve sheaves of material related to essay and … Continue reading