Blog: Links to publications & a whole shebang of bits & bobs.
Facebook page: Do the ‘like’ thing & get posts about new stories.
Soundcloud: little audio clips, also an ‘album’ of all the Let me Tell You a Story audio files. Free to listen, download, or embed.
Website: Resources for clinicians, theoretical framework, case material, guidelines.
Facebook page: ‘Like’ for updates.
Originator of this unique way of linking printed text to voice files. Anthology, Let Me Tell You a Story. Readalongreads: sounds for stories, tracks for facts.
Strayfisharts a place for arty images.
The following are links to the learning logs for my Open College of the Arts degree in Painting. They catalogue the whole process for each module and updated frequently until the module is completed.
conboyhilldrawingone is my obligatory Level 4 drawing course learning log. Assessment results due soon. Passed. 56%
This is the Painting (Practice of Painting) blog, another level 4 module. Completed and awaiting assessment. Passed 61%
Understanding Painting Media is the third of the required Level 4 modules prior to moving on to Level 5. Passed 67%
Not Being First fish and other diary dramas
“MySpace is what we had before we discovered Facebook and began driving our young folk into the darker recesses of Instagram and WhatsApp, before everyone became a musician and flooded us with band noises of variable quality, and just before the whole thing collapsed under the weight of animated glitter bombs. These snippets are drawn from that recent past. They are largely true if a little fictionalised, (very fictionalised if you think you recognise yourself), and of virtually no social value. You might find them a bit funny though because obviously I do.”
Available from Amazon.
Let Me Tell You a Story
Available from Amazon. Here’s an audio clip, and here’s Ian McMillan reading his Foreword. If you’ve never heard a Yorkshire accent, his is like a pint of strong,dark beer in a big dimpled glass.Every story and poem has its own sound track that you access by scanning a QR code. There’s more information about why being able to hear the words as you read them might be important on the Readalongreads site. You can find the book here.
It happens to clever people, famous people, vulnerable people, lost and hopeless people. It happened to me.” Fat Mo is on sale here with all proceeds going Respond, a charity supporting people with learning disabilities who have experienced sexual abuse and exploitation.
Studio Practice is the first of two Level 2 modules. Passed 75%
Exploring Media is the final Level 2 module.