Monthly Archives: June 2017

June 14, 2017

8.30 am: Off into a surprisingly warm (given the hour) day towards the Promenade and Old College, for the first of two PhD Fine Art tutorials: Stone circles; rock surfaces; Irish politics; and the novel form. Sail your boat in … Continue reading

June 13, 2017

Why should I want to be anyone other than who I am? My first birthday party, Abertillery, 6.00 pm, June 13, 1960 According to the Chicago Tribune for June 13, 1959, the temperature for London was 61 degrees Fahrenheit. Today, … Continue reading

June 12, 2017

9.00 am: A sluggish start; various intolerances to foods over the weekend, which have left me yawning, mentally diffused, and with aching limbs. But, we pressed on. To begin: a student reference needed to be written and postgraduate correspondence and admin, … Continue reading

June 8, 2017

Yesterday. A waking dream: An American motorcar (like a 1950s Chevy), maroon and dusty (like Kerouac’s), seen from high up, sped across the Brooklyn Bridge; then, ochre sunlight reflected off a field of frosted grass; then, a narrow, tall, and dimly lit … Continue reading

June 5, 2017

Borough Market, London (2015) From the intercession, the morning Holy Communion service, Holy Trinity Church: Our prayers are for the police and special and intelligence forces as they seek to alert us to, and protect us from, danger. Bring the … Continue reading

June 3, 2017

Yesterday. Studiology. I returned to circuit bending the Stylophone, establishing switchable circuits on top of the existing scheme. Is this ‘glazing’, of sorts? I want to move the potentiometer governing the tuning control from the base to the face of the … Continue reading