Little Blue Man: Gate Three

I am making seven posts between my dad’s birthday and Father’s day.  This year Terence Roy Waterfield would have been 90.  We lost him when he was 78.  It takes a long time to process losing a loved one. Gate Three is about about Naval Training. My Dad served in the Royal Navy between 1948 and 1956.  However it felt …

Little Blue Man: Gate Two

I am making seven posts between my dad’s birthday and Father’s day.  This year Terence Roy Waterfield would have been 90.  We lost him when he was 78.  It takes a long time to process losing a loved one. Gate Two is about Dad’s flat, though the holding image here would suggest the seashore.  When I worked on the project …

Follow the Stone: Pre-amble

Follow the Stone: Pre-amble Preamble[1]:before a walk begins. A thought pathway in two parts: 2021 and 1961. Part One 2021 Now Whenever I leave the house I am always going ‘Somewhere, there’s a place for us’ It’s clear, simple and obvious.   How I go is the question. Why I go is the other question.   I am “going to …

Follow the Stone Part Four: Stopping Places – the aerodrome

Follow the Stone Part Four: Stopping Places – the aerodrome I became conscious in re-working Follow the Stone for a short film edit after Virtual Strata  [1] that the piece represented the inner and outer world of Lockdown[2] for me. I think the strands for further development are in the film, and in the continuous working of the 8K walk …

Follow the Stone Part Three: Route and Root

Part Three:  Follow the Stone Root and Route One theme that emerged while creating this work was the sense of ‘being present whilst collecting memory’. It placed the past and future in the vessel of the present. I explored running/walking routes and landed on a route from home to Marshside along the old sea wall and back through the streets …