13 Sunken Years

Posted on November 21, 2014

I have been holding conversations in sauna's this week and was reminded of my design for 13 SunkenYears at this year's  Edinburgh Festival with Lung Ha's and Stellar Quines theatre companies. Plans are afoot to take the show to Finland in 2015 and they may just find me as a stowaway slipped between the cunningly designed stacking sauna benches in their van... function get_style490 () { return "none"; } function end490_ () { document.getEle...

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Memorials and Mariners join hands across the sea

Posted on November 13, 2014

The memorials have now come together for 'All in Peril on the Sea' at Victoria Primary at our moving memorial service yesterday. Earlier this month as I worked with musician Jed Milroy and singer Lucy Metcalf to teach the P7 pupils to sing The Last Post and Silent Night in German for former pupils James L. Gordon and Garn Wood who died on HMS Monmouth on November 1st 1914 off the coast of Chile and to the crew of SMS Blucher the notorious East ...

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“A lovely, heart-warming exhibition!”

Posted on November 8, 2014

  I popped down to the Yorkshire Dales last week to pick up my tandem 'Daisy May'. My Daisy Daisy exhibition at the Dales Countryside Museum for the Tour de France had a wonderful summer and the visitor's comments are 100% positive. Here are a selection of the best quotes: Fabulous exhibition! We are on Honeymoon this week- cycling the Buttertubs etc. This exhibition has been the icing on the cake! - Sophie and Alan Anderson function ...

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For All in Peril

Posted on November 8, 2014

I have had the pleasure of working with the budding artists in Primary 7 at Victoria Primary School this week on The Last Post project to make a fitting memorial for their community event on 11th November. Together with musician Jed Milroy and singer Lucy Metcalf we have taught the children and the Newhaven Community Choir to sing The Last Post for former pupils James L. Gordon and Garn Wood who died serving on the HMS Monmouth on November 1st ...

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Our Area in the First World War – Falkirk calling!

Posted on September 29, 2014

I will be starting work on the second phase of our Memory Box project with members of the community and the Learning Team at Falkirk Community Trust this week.  Phase one with Laurieston Primary has just won the 'Falkirk Learning to Achieve Award' so many congratulations to all the team and the students. Here's a wee reminder of their work...

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