Saturday, January 29, 2011

Today's Happiness Experiment entry - meditation

Learning about meditating from Andy at Headspace with U

Taking D to visit his friend Pierre in Brixton

Entering some new space in first meditations

Patti Smith at St Giles-in-the-fields

1 In my Blakian years
2 Dancing barefoot
3 Wing
4 Paths that cross (for Mapplethorpe in his grief)
5 Ghost Dance
6 Helpless
After Nature (Sebald)
7 Wild leaves (for Mapplethorpe in his illness)
8 Pissing in the River
9 Because the night
10 People have the power (encore)

Readings from Just Kids

Jesse Smith (piano)
Michael Campbell (percussion)
red haired fella (harp/violin)

27 Jan 2011

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Going to buy Lego ninja with D

Watching my first post-restructure/Features & Factual Entertainment project go out - Big Fish Fight / Hugh's Fish Fight

Celebrating Captain James Murphy's 100th birthday on 11.1.11 with D

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Recent entries for the Happiness Experiment - Love London

Saturday 8/1:

Seeing the Godfathers of Groove at the Jazz Cafe for John Grounds' annual jazz birthday outing

Buying an old copy of Robert Lowell poetry from Black Gull which belonged to Ivo Jarosy of the Academy Cinema, Oxford St

A late night catch up with my old school friends Jon, Paul and Dave and spouses on the way home

Sunday 9/11:

Looking at the Thames barrier in low winter afternoon sunshine with N on a trip to Woolwich via the East End

Wandering around Brick Lane with N

Discovering a track on an LP late at night when its time came - Robert Plant's Fortune Teller on Raising Sand

Monday, January 03, 2011

Today's entry for the Happiness Experiment - Pure gold

Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Festival Hall with Dylan Charlie

View from Waterloo Bridge at night

Late afternoon jog with D