As temperatures plummet into Winter, here’s an easy knit blanket. Get a large amount of coloured balls of wool (can be leftovers) as long as they’re all similar thickness of yarn. Take one large circular knitting needle, cast on 250 stitches and knit. Alternate colours of wool in rows.
“Everybody Street” – Cheryl Dunn film on street photography – especially in New York, USA
Street Photographer, Cheryl Dunn, explains why and how to take street photographs
Friday Night is usually Health & Safety Film Night here at Comma And. Introduced by Professor Mal Archaic…. “Hello, sports fans. Tonight: a rather distressing film showing what can transpire when the dinner party seats are not all the correct height. Roll the film, Rufus!”
Listening to “The Verb” BBC Podcast (episode 3 Feb 2018) on writing, yesterday, on a bus, I was astonished and captivated by comments on writing, by A L Kennedy: What a writer should write: “From the writer’s point of view, if you’re not saying what it’s burningly necessary for you to say, absolutely toContinue reading “A L Kennedy – what good writing is”
For anyone who loves sci fi and TV culture and wool…. a designer who feels the same: Bridget Thuemmel at Steven Be studio. Not only does she design, she also knits while reading a book. Fingerless mittens thumbs up – for someone who clearly loves her day job – as does the presenter, Kristy Glass.Continue reading “Geek Knitting: Bridget Thuemmel”
Tonight, I got to listen to a lecture on Rembrandt, by one of my art heroes, Andrew Graham-Dixon (lecturer and TV presenter). This was part of the celebration of NADFAS’ 50 years and also a spectacular Rembrandt lecture at the RSA, Edinburgh. I’m not particularly a fan of Rembrandt, but I do find the lecturer’sContinue reading “Review (Edinburgh): Andrew Graham-Dixon and Rembrandt 2018-9-24”
2 entertaining space race films
Friday Night is Health & Safety Film Night again at Comma And. Tonight, our resident Health & Safety presenter, Professor Mal Archaic is absent, due to over-caffeination. But he did leave a note of which film to show tonight, cunningly disguised as a 43 page dossier. Roll the tape, Rufus!
Woollen delight, colours and texture as designer Steven Be shows the many ways to wear his ponchini