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Flower Power - Cowgate

This last two weeks I’ve had the pleasure of working with a group of young people from the YMCA on Cowgate. They have made the most exquisite ‘flowers’ that will also adorn our street intervention artwork. 18 more words

Nailhouse Records Launch

Tomorrow night, 9th October, is a big night for Edinburgh’s music scene. Although the capital is often criticised for being lacking in this department, the mood in the air is that of excitement and anticipation. 279 more words

Drop In Dropped Out - Cowgate

What difference does a day make? Quite a lot it seems. Numbers coming to the drop-in dropped dramatically on changing from a Friday to a Tuesday; the easy answer would be to change back (we will do eventually). 52 more words

The Cowgate

Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.”

-Robert Montgomery

My cow is not pretty, but it is pretty to me.” 1,650 more words

Walking in - Cowgate

So sessions have begun and ideas for creating a splash of colour (and artful awareness) are taking shape. We’re still thinking around the issues of commuters whizzing along streets where others are walking. 77 more words

Traces of Place

I have caught the ‘blog bug’.

With 2 new residencies – temporally and geographically within a gnat’s crotchet of each other – a new blog is begun: … 40 more words

Making, Thinking, Talking

‘What are you going to do?’ is a FAQ at the beginning of a residency, my answer: I don’t know. And whilst some people feel I should, it’s heartening how many understand that until I have got to know some local folk – and something about the place – it’s smarter not to pick an idea out the hat. 56 more words