March 27, 2017
On Sunday I listened to BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now programme live from Hull City Hall, featuring a tribute to sonic visionary Basil Kirchin – a little known post-war composer. It was transcendent. Catch it while you can. The broadcast is available for another six or seven days on BBC iPlayer. If you’re a […]
December 31, 2016
Tumblr is the home of GIFs, artful Photography, Video and Illustration. But it’s also home to Science, Tutorials and just about any learned pursuit you can imagine. Dive in. Home to ‘no sweat’ blogs, Tumblr has been around for a while in internet terms (founded in 2007). Yahoo snapped it up in 2013 for a […]
November 20, 2016
An urban leopard in Mumbai, the spectre of a crow in London’s Valentine’s Park and a charnel house of dead wildebeest in Kenya’s Maasai Mara. All category winners in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Each year devoted wildlife photographers submit their best in the hopes of picking up the prized title of Wildlife […]
April 27, 2016
Robotic Glockenspiel plays Popcorn Canadian James Cochrane created a beautiful prototype for this robotic glockenspiel player built out of solenoids, wooden dowels, paperclips and elastic bands. But this is a completely different bag of computer chips, using servos, an Arduino Uno, MIDI shield and Adafruit’s 16 channel I2C servo driver. “My next project is to […]
January 17, 2016
Welcome to the second of two posts about the Ouseburn Valley arts scene. Open Ouseburn is a two day festival that allows the public to enter the artists’ studios and see what is happening in Newcastle’s art spaces. Once a thriving industrial pocket on one of the world’s great industrial rivers, the Ouseburn Valley has […]
December 30, 2015
Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley is the centre of a thriving arts scene. Once or twice a year the artist studios throw open their doors to the public to show what they’ve been working on, and it’s a revelation. There is so much talent hidden away in the studios of Newcastle’s Ouseburn area. Everyone from amazing animators […]
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