Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 29, 2016

Over the weekend, I’d completed the reorganisation and sprucing-up of the studio and study. All that remains is or me to hang several artworks over the table areas and test the whole sound system throughly for integrity: I built the new mini-rack … Continue reading

August 25, 2016

6.15 am: Run! The GCSE results were released today. My performance at O-level (GCE Ordinary level) was abysmal. (The outcome of my A-levels was only marginally better.) It took me two further attempts to pass my English Language O-level; but … Continue reading

August 24, 2016

6.15 am: Floor exercises. 8.30 am: A little admin. I’m planning to construct a more portable mini-rack (4 units) for use on out-of-studio projects. Some initial sourcing of equipment was required. 10.00 am: A haircut. I’d not before noticed the … Continue reading

August 23, 2016

6.15 am: Run! At the Vicarage Fields, a band of glistening mist, diffused with sunlight, hung over the grass, as though in suspended animation. 8.15 am: I took a sunlit path to the Old College, past a council worker who has mechanically … Continue reading

August 22, 2016

9.00 am: A review and prioritisation of the week’s work, and responses to the weekend’s incoming emails. Today I’m a technician. Into the studio, and that rat’s nest of the rack’s back, for a major reconfiguration of the system. This is, … Continue reading

August 17, 2016

6.30 am: Floor exercises. I creaked, cracked, puffed, and perspired: I’m no Olympian. Neither am I a fan of sport for that matter. Nevertheless, the example of athletes who commit themselves (while holding down a day job) to a demanding … Continue reading