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December
2011

Culture

I am reading...        
'The Comfort of Strangers', Ian McEwan

I am listening to...  
'The Messiah' at The Queens Hall, Edinburgh

I am watching...      Edinburgh Hogmanay Fireworks

I am looking at...    
'The Sculpture Show', The National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Nature
 
Dusting of snow          Pine Forest

 
Early Spring growth                   Sunrise over The Dean

Travel
   
Glamis Castle                           View towards Angus

 
Cramond Beach                        Tentmuir Beach


November
2011

Culture

I am reading...        
'Frozen Annals:Greenland Ice Sheet Research', W. Dansgaard

I am listening to...  
'Material World', Quentin Cooper, BBC Radio 4

I am watching...      'Frozen Planet', BBC 1

I am looking at...    
70,000 year old ice cores at The Centre for Ice and Climate, Copenhagen

Nature
   
Crystals at the Geologisk Museum, Copenhagen

Travel
     
Professor Anders Svensson and ice cores at the Centre for Ice and Climate, Copenhagen

   
Nyhavn, Copenhagen                Copenhagen                                Florist, Copenhagen

 
'Cabinet of curiosity'                    Louisianna Art Museum

    
Thread shop                 Inuit Reindeer antler



October
2011

Culture

I am reading...        
'Rocks and Minerals, The Definitive Guide', Ronald Louis Bonewitz

I am listening to...  
Jenny Smith at The Edinburgh Laser Cutting Studio

I am watching...      'The Secret Life of Ice', Dr. Gabrielle Walker, BBC4

I am looking at...   
'Colour and Line: Turner's Experiments', Tate Britain

Nature  

   
Crystals at the Natural History Museum, London

Travel:
   
Armour - Wallace Collection        View towards Tate Britain            EP at Tate Britain


September
2011

Culture

I am reading...        
'Nanoscale - Visualising an Invisible World' by Kenneth and Stephen Deffeyes

I am listening to...  '
Hero as Riddle' by Martin Kershaw

I am watching...    
 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy', directed by Tomas Alfredson

I am looking at...   
'Bronwen Sleigh - Etchings', Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Nature  
   
Aberfeldy and a rare sighting of a red squirrel, plus a baby Highlander

Travel
   
Beautiful Skye


August 2011

Culture

I am reading...      
'Tony Cragg', essay by Patrick Elliot

I am listening to...  '
Poems - Wilfred Owen', read by David Moore

I am watching...    
'Page Eight', written and directed by David Hare

I am looking at...  
'Hiroshi Sugimoto', at the Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Nature  
 
Perthshire soft fruits and waterfall at Aberfeldy

Travel

 
Seacliff Beach and the Bass Rock near North Berwick


July 2011

Culture

I am reading...   
    'A History of Scotland' by Neil Oliver

I am listening to...  'In Conversation', Tony Cragg

I am watching...      'The Code' by Marcus Du Santoy

I am looking at...    The work at Jupiter Artland

Nature

         
Meadowsweet                 Allotments at Dean Gallery    Rare breed sheep

Travel

       
Tony Cragg at Modern Art I         Charles Jenks at Jupiter Artland      Loch Katrine



June 2011

Culture

I am reading...   
    The Edinburgh Festival Catalogue, 2011

I am listening to...  Two Door Cinema Club

I am watching...      Glastonbury

I am looking at...    Paul Furneaux's exhibition at Edinburgh Printmakers

Nature
 
Norfolk

 
Dumfries and Galloway                Logan Gardens


The Royal Highland Show

Travel

     

The Woodfords                                           Paul and Amy                                              The Woodfords          


Two budding artists


May 2011

Culture

I am reading...   
    'Close: Landscape Design and Land Art in Scotland' by Allan Pollok-Morris

I am listening to...  'Lakme' by Delibe

I am watching...      'Icelandic Walk' on BBC 4

I am looking at...    Miro and Tanguy at Tate Modern

Nature

   
Drummond Castle

   
The view from my window in Edinburgh

Travel


Collect at the Saatchi Gallery

       

       
Highlights - favorite exhibits


Highlight - meeting Tracey Emin and seeing 'Black Cat'




April 2011

Culture

I am reading...   
    'Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places' - Bill Streever
                                (Thanks to Claire for the recommendation)

I am listening to...  '21' - Adele

I am watching...      'Spiral'

I am looking at...    'Intaglio' - Robert Adam and Carol Robertson'

Nature


Our neighbourhood


View over Dean Gardens

Travel

 

Dawyk


March
2011

Culture

I am reading...   
    'Writing on Ice: The Ethnographic Notebooks of Vilhjalmur Stefansson'

I am listening to...  Birdsong Radio

I am watching...      'The Killing'

I am looking at...    Tone Vigeland, 'Jewellery and Sculpture - Movements in Silver'

Nature


Dean Gardens, Edinburgh


Macro-Micro

Travel


The greenest lake



January/February
2011

Culture

I am reading...   
    Yrsa Sigurdardottir, 'My Soul to Take'

I am listening to...  Very Cold Claire on BBC Radio (link)

I am watching...      The King's Speech

I am looking at...    Conserving Ecologies Symposium at the Botanics, Edinburgh

Nature



Travel


Moving to Edinburgh


Destination


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