Monthly Archives: June 2012

Safety Gear for Small Animals

Fascinating list of suggested reading at Linnae Tillett’s Lighting Design blog — honoured that Nocturne is included, alongside some favourites and other I had never heard of… For instance, in the ‘Habitat’ section: Safety Gear for Small Animals, by Bill … Continue reading

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Dinefwr Literature Festival

Looking forward to this festival, my second bi-lingual festival of the year after my visit to Jura. It all happens at the edges, have you noticed? Details of my event here and of an appearance later the same day by the … Continue reading

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More on Loughnatrosk

Jessica Lammy has posted more on the way in which her architectural project on the Plain of Antrim was at least partially inspired by Nocturne here.  If, through some extraordinary circumstance the funding was provided to turn it into reality, … Continue reading

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The Fake Druids

This is the kind of thing that happens when you release a book into the world…  A man called Tres, who also signs himself 3, emailed me about his rock band from Barcelona called The Fake Druids. He had read … Continue reading

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Full Moon in Kangaroo Valley NSW

Received a message from a reader in Hobart, Tasmania, Bronwen Jones, a landscape painter who is working on a series of paintings of the night. Hobart is, apparently, a relatively dark city with many streets poorly lit, allowing city-dwellers visual … Continue reading

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The Loughnatrosk Observatory, Antrim

Nice to receive this message (which I have edited slightly) from architectural postgrad Jessica Lammy, whose research is around the aesthetics of photovoltaic lighting in architecture. “After reading Nocturne over the Christmas holidays  I decided to base my post graduate … Continue reading

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