A sonic journey by Ivor Richard described and sampled on BBC Radio Gloucester today – the live event at Dean Heritage Centre Saturday 4th Aug 5.30pm – 7.30pm

On Saturday 4th August at Dean heritage Centre you can enjoy, for FREE, the experience of hearing 360 degree soundwork. Expect some wonderful historical references as well as more contemporary sounds. Here’s a clip from the radio programme we did today, you will hear some clips from the audio, but being there will be evenContinue reading “A sonic journey by Ivor Richard described and sampled on BBC Radio Gloucester today – the live event at Dean Heritage Centre Saturday 4th Aug 5.30pm – 7.30pm”

Summer Newsletter – acoustic journeys & walking in circles & streets

I’m sending out the latest newsletter – if you want to have it plop into your email box, pease subscribe. Here’s a sample of what you might get! Usually only 3/4 times per year, no spamming, I promise! An Acoustic Journey Saturday 4th August sees, or hears, the launch of an immersive acoustic experience byContinue reading “Summer Newsletter – acoustic journeys & walking in circles & streets”

donating artworks for charitable causes gives back to the artist too, in a warm fuzzy way!

Recently I donated this two-metre drawing of Newnham, where I live, as a fundraiser for the repair of the St. Peters Church bells. I have never done this sort of thing before and decided right at the beginning that 100% of the income would go to the appeal. Like most artists, I don’t find itContinue reading “donating artworks for charitable causes gives back to the artist too, in a warm fuzzy way!”

@dartingtonhall a view from both sides – audience/participant

the last day of three liquidscapes a quiet corner in the garden blackbird nestled like a duck on grass – soaking in sunshine birdsong, flies spinning in dappled beams water and light the cosmos is here as am I processing my thoughts they float through my mind this writing is not the thing but merely theContinue reading “@dartingtonhall a view from both sides – audience/participant”

Liquidscapes at Dartington – performing [gulp] both sides of the Severn

Today is a little nerve-wracking for me, as I’m off to a conference, Liquidscapes, at Dartington. This is not, in itself, unusual, as I attend many conferences. I talk at them, chair discussions or engage as audience. But this is a first – I am performing [gulp]. Most people are aware of my passion forContinue reading “Liquidscapes at Dartington – performing [gulp] both sides of the Severn”

GDPR has me going around in circles – just like my 360 degree pictures!

I’ve been going around in circles a lot lately, having returned to my own practice, as well as continuing to produce projects and collaborate with others. Doing GDPR has got me in a spin as to how to address these issues in one email newsletter. This is IT. Flow has its own mailing list. PleaseContinue reading “GDPR has me going around in circles – just like my 360 degree pictures!”

The George Cafe [was] a wonderful venue near the Severn

JUST FOUND THIS IN THE DRAFT FOLDER ON MY WEBSITE. I USUALLY DELETE OLD DRAFTS, BUT THIS ONE HAS PROMPTED ME TO SHARE MY SADNESS. THE EXHIBITION AT THE GEORGE WAS LAST SUMMER. THE GEORGE IS NOW CLOSED The blogpost in italics below was created nearly a year ago. It heralded my first exhibition ofContinue reading “The George Cafe [was] a wonderful venue near the Severn”

drawing classes, social enterprise learning & demobilisation!

I haven’t written a post for a while as I’ve been otherwise distracted, for many reasons. Sometimes life takes a few twists and turns and it takes a while to assimilate direction. Demobilised by lack of car and having been ill, I’ve had lots of thinking time! January 2017 saw me taking up drawing againContinue reading “drawing classes, social enterprise learning & demobilisation!”