Limitations

Componium punch-card with the light filtering through the punched-notes (holes) and lots of grid space where there are no holes.

One of many things which makes listening to music so beautiful is space around the notes. The rests, the pauses, the silence, in which pitches and rhythms sound, hang, resonate. On our punch-cards for our componiums, such space shows up as unpunched card, and you get loads of areas where nothing happens. Against the gridded […]

A profusion of glorious music

Something I’ve wanted to write about since I started editing my first online course, is the amazing music which I’ve used throughout the videos, all of which was created by one prolific, thoughtful and inventive musician: Rrrrrose (formerly Monplaisir)/Loyalty Freak Music. If you’ve ever listened to any of my podcasts you’ll know I approach the […]

The Slow Wardrobe Podcast

Greetings, Comrades! I’m just popping in to tell you about a video podcast put together by my friend Linda of The Slow Wardrobe (formerly Tall Yarns ‘n Tales). As long-term readers may know, I am a HUGE fan of the wonderful workwear produced by Linda and Andrea. I often use their Layercake range of pinnies, […]

Magnolia Mittsalong – now on YouTube!

Greetings, Comrades! Hot on the heels of yesterday’s post, the video I’ve been working on most recently is now available to view on YouTube. It documents the process and outcomes of the Magnolia-themed #knitsonikmittsalong that took place this spring. In the video you can expect to see my gurning face and wildly gesticulating hands, loads […]