Monthly Archives: August 2014

Making, Thinking, Talking

‘What are you going to do?’ is a FAQ at the beginning of a residency, my answer: I don’t know. And whilst some people feel I should, it’s heartening how many understand that until I have got to know some … Continue reading

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Shine a Light – Blaydon

I’ve recycled plastic bottles into many forms, but this is the first time I’ve fashioned them into tea-light holders. The premise of the Blaydon residency is using the library’s resources to ‘shine a light’ on the past. Liking literal interpretations, … Continue reading

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Stop Look Listen – Cowgate

On Friday sessions begin – open to anyone from the estate – the idea is to create a game plan over the coming weeks / months of what we want to do. A starting point perhaps – a concern expressed … Continue reading

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Place or Space

There’s a honeymoon feel to the beginning of a residency, all is expectancy and potential, ideas mulled over and pieced together. And in the summer sun I walk the streets of Blaydon and Cowgate enjoying the process of discovering places … Continue reading

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