A colder eye

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by


Conversation with Giuseppe Colombi: Wapping overnight 16 12 17

Departure/Night on the river 23 3 18

‘ut pictis e caelo demissum flumen’/rush hour on the Jubilee Line with Lucretius 16 3 18

Practice to rehearsal/Marais Badinage, Mozart K590 14 3 18

Delay, Farringdon to Kings Cross (Metropolitan Line): the 27 Rivers 12 3 18

Ebb-tide, Hermitage Wharf 10 3 18

The Field Cricket’s Dream 23 2 18

Franco-Belgian Etudes (Graphite) 20 2 18

Night-foundered skiff 19 2 18

A day at home. Sunlight finds its way into the room morning to evening. 17 2 18

Train North/Homage to Robert Stephenson 14 2 18

Winter night/Wapping 9 2 18

Reach/Cragfast 7 2 18

Silence on the Jubilee Line. 6 2 18

Winter conversations in the museum/British Museum 5 2 18

Friday Diptych 2 2 18

Childe Harolde sees a break in the clouds/Wapping Sunday 28 1 18

A moment on the path. Looking west from the Margaret Ness Light. 23 1 18

Platanus X Acerfolio in the rain, Smithfield. 20 1 18

Conversation by the reef, heading NW, light airs 20 1 18

10 minutes between bouts of practice. This is for Marius Skaerved!, if he’s missing the view. With Malene Sheppard Skaerved. Winter light looking SW in Wapping. January 15th

 

Winter returns VIII. With Childe Harold/Out at sea the dawn wind wrinkles and slides (a memory) January 14th

Winter gale: Joseph Banks on Tierra del Fuego 1768. January 19th

10 minutes between bouts of practice. This is for Marius Skaerved!, if he’s missing the view. With Malene Sheppard Skaerved. Winter light looking SW in Wapping. January 15th

Winter returns VIII. With Childe Harold/Out at sea the dawn wind wrinkles and slides (a memory) January 14th

Here – an imaginary conversation between Robert Hooke and Giuseppe Colombi – Memories & Chaconnes. 14 1 17

After a weekend of practice and writing. Malene Sheppard Skaerved and I painted the town red, well, from Lower Marsh to Bermondsey High Street. Coffee at the Garrison, to finish up our Sunday 14 1 18

Winter returns VII. Night on the River-Wapping Reach. 13 1 18

inter returns VI. Afternoon Light, temperature dropping. 13 1 18

Winter returns V. Morning wonder/Five minutes on Wapping Station with a pen, 11 1 18

Winter returns IV. Morning light/de Kooning at my elbow. 10 1 18

Winter returns III. Wren’s Dream 8118

Winter returns II. Marius Wilfred waits in the ice at Port-Henry.7 1 18

Winter returns II. The, like, Stable Genius, or Childe Harold is lost. For Marius Skaerved 6 1 18

Winter returns I. For Marius Skaerved 5 1 18

12 Days: 11 ‘ful healice, hludan stefne’ A moment before Dawn 2 1 17

12 Days:10 ‘brade brytengrundas …in roderum op’ 6 degrees celsius, Wind 1 1 18

12 Days:9 ‘duru armæte,/wundurclommum bewriþen’ Afternoon Light. 1 1 18

12 Days: 8 ‘torht mid tunglum, aefterþon tida bigong’. New Year’s foxes, Wapping 31 12 17

12 Days: 7. ‘nawþer deag/secge ne swige’/ through the Rotherhithe timber ponds: Lavender, Acorn, Lady 30 12 17

12 Days: 6.u’bitrum brynetearum’ Hawthorn knot 29 12 17

12 Days: 5.’engla beorhtast/ofer middengeard’ Malene Sheppard Skaerved’s Kingfisher flashes through the Wapping Canals 28 12 17

12 Days: 4. ‘arece us þæt geryne /þæt þe of roderym cwom’. Quercus Rubor near the Hollow Ponds 27 12 17

12 Days: 3. Sioh nu sylfa þe / geond þas sidan gesceaft-the tide moulds the mud in the river Lea 26 12 `7

12 Days: 2. Eala giofu gaestlic (for Bob Burlin) 25 12 17

12 Days: 1. Wretlic is pes wealstan.

Spa Road/Neckinger Estate . 23 1 17

For Marius 17 12 17

Philippe de Savoie (1515) in the Waddesdon Room at the British Museum, on Wednesday 6th December 2017

 

Time at last, to just watch. Doing the crossword today. on Cheapside 8 12 17