Intersections & better questions

Birfday Shortbreadmen

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I’ve never been one for birfdays. Send me a card if you want/must and I’ll be more than grateful. Although these home-made shortbread men was such a nice and heartfelt touch—thank you Shazia.

The McArthy Four

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One of these cool cats is my Dad. Taken mid/late sixties, my Dad was a skin basher in this and many other bands for the next fifteen years. It’s my new wallpaper on my laptop.

What is best?

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“What’s New?” is an interesting and broadening eternal question, but one which, if pursued exclusively, results only in an endless parade of trivia and fashion, the silt of tomorrow. I would like, instead, to be concerned with the question “What is best?,” a question which cuts deeply rather than broadly, a question whose answers tend to move the silt downstream.

Quote from this book

Mashed Up Tunes

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mashed up toons

A deleted scene from one of my favourite films:

An audio book of a classic horror:

Some cool guys rap vocals:

A mashup of two poets I admire, the one the author and the other the reader:

All created in Garageband, starting with only the vocal audio.

I should do more as I really enjoy putting them together…

Embrace: Short Beauty

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Currently working up a script for a film short inspired by the work of the fantabulous Hillman Curtis.

Even Hillman was at a stage in his life where he had never written a script before… that’s a comforting and influential thought for us all as we pursue new creative endeavours.