Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 30, 2017

9.00 am: ‘Tea-up!’ To the office, to fortify myself for start of the the morning: 9.30 am: A day of second- and third-year painting tutorials. I began with the second year students: The shadow reflects, in part, the colour of … Continue reading

March 28, 2017

8.15 am: A pox upon morning admin.  8.50 am: MA day. I approached the Unitarian Chapel, situated close to the Old College. It had been redecorated. ‘I don’t like it!’ At the most fundamental level, the façade should be a … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

8.00 am: I made start on my application to the AU Learning and Teaching Conference for this year. I’ll submit a paper examining the way in which the fruit of individual instruction can be shared with the learning community. 9.00 … Continue reading

March 23, 2017

In memory of PC Keith Palmer’s sacrifice: ‘Earth has not anything to show more fair’ (William Wordsworth, ‘Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, 3 September 1803’). 8.40 am: Helen and I met on Llanbadarn Road, and walked to the School while discussing … Continue reading

March 21, 2017

8.55 am: The Promenade. Wind on water: ‘And the words of the prophets are written on the [studio] walls’: 9.00 am: MA day. It would begin and end at the Old College: I’ll only contemplate doing what’s ‘too difficult’. I’m … Continue reading

March 20, 2017

Over the weekend, the extraction of ‘blind’ from the Old Testament records was completed, and the studio readied for composition. The ‘A’-loop on the system network is, now, compromised. An insufficiently strong signal is either entering or leaving the Moog … Continue reading

March 14, 2017

9.00 am: Off to Kilburn underground station (beloved of Leon Kossoff) and into the city centre. I took a coffee-shop respite to gather my thoughts and plan my morning. Central Line: ‘Adjusted Shape Array’: 9.30 am: I made my pilgrimage … Continue reading