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Celtic Connections
Kicked off from the end of the last post by jumping on a train to Glasgow to go and hear the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra perform three symphonies by Gloria Coates. I've been enamoured of Coates' work since reading an article about her in The Wire in the...
Celtic Connections
Celtic Connections
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Reading and Listening
The wisdom of the "Ladybird Leaders" book, Sounds  by Alan P. Sanday and illustrated by Bernard H.Robinson, published 1975. I wonder what his record is? In 1975, there were some choice releases , including Physical Graffiti (Led Zeppelin), Rubycon (Tangerin...
Reading and Listening
Reading and Listening
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Summer's Gone...
...and I'm back at work. Summer kicked off with a new car: Yes. I bought a 2-seater Smart Car! It is SO good. We were all over the country this summer and unlike the old car, the air-conditioning works in this one. Also, it doesn't leak when it rains. Start...
Summer's Gone...
Summer's Gone...
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From Melanie To Melania
What a few weeks! First off was the visit to the RCA Graduate Show to see the work by my friend and colleague, Anthony Wong . I have barely seen him since he started the MA at the RCA two years ago and I was intrigued to see what he would come up with. I wa...
From Melanie To Melania
From Melanie To Melania
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Graduate Show, 2018
Time once more for the School of Jewellery Graduate Show, the chance for our students to stop being students and show off what they have done with their shiny new qualifications. It feels like a bumper year, too. The graduate show ran for a week with two pr...
Graduate Show, 2018
Graduate Show, 2018
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A Whistle-Stop Tour of May
It's been a very busy month as the students finish off their work for the final shows and we start to make all the preparations. There hasn't been so much on - a couple of concerts with the CBSO performing works by the great Russians, Prokofiev (5th Symphon...
A Whistle-Stop Tour of May
A Whistle-Stop Tour of May
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(B)Easter Holidays
I've been on holiday. Brighton again and this bizarre easter chick. To be fair, it was in the window of an "adult shop". The weather was absolutely stinking, rain, cold, only one decent day and that felt more like an early autumn day than a late spring one....
(B)Easter Holidays
(B)Easter Holidays
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A Wake
This last fortnight saw me off to the University of the Creative Arts  (UCA) at Farnham for the conference organised by Rebecca Skeels , "Future Craft: Entrepreneurship or Enterprise", a great chance to catch up with old friends - Liz Shaw , Ana Young , San...
A Wake
A Wake
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Musicology
A musical week, mainly, kicking off with the astonishing world-premiere performance of Gerald Barry's Organ Concerto by the CBSO , conducted by  Thomas Adès . Part of the most satisfying programme of music I've encountered in a long time, kicking off with B...
Musicology
Musicology
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Awards! Glamour! Events!
What a week! Kicking it all off was the annual Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Awards in the gilded splendour of Goldsmiths' Hall . About thirty of us, staff and students, jumped on a bus to London to collect our prizes - not that I personally won a prize, but...
Awards! Glamour! Events!
Awards! Glamour! Events!
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