A List For Today - A Triptych:
Can we begin now?
Where are we right now – what are we bringing to this
Moving as we do
What are we arriving with?
Arriving – carried/contained within
The light has dimmed and I am thinking of what happened in winter times
It’s hard to remember sometimes
There is a pressure sitting here, typing
So I am recalling last night
That is as far back as I can manage right now
Seeking a more comfortable position
Seeking a pressure that is more reassuring
It seems that this is quite
Full place to be right now
The solitude of the time to write the solitude of the time to open the book the solitude of the time to do or not do
If I had a pencil I would draw it putting in shade and dark & light – or would those be curtains….
Writing is a difficult thing to do when they’re talking- I wish they’d be quiet, but I will be quiet
What is quiet
Quiet is how you have to be when you do life modelling – in a black leotard a pair of tights – I was crap, but they gave me £12.00 & refreshments and all that time ago that was quite a lot of money
Is quiet the same as stillness but in a different scape?
Observing class when I had shin splits, 1985? Watching and writing benesh notation, stick people on lines. I lent a lot, I learnt that I don’t want to be a benesh notator.
An interview on the radio about some work I was doing – with Quick Shifts I think.
Trying my hand at stand up comedy, a couple of times, haven’t done it since (or not for money anyway).
Watching beautiful Balinese dance