‘You may begin!’:
9.00 am: At the School, I rolled up my sleeves (metaphorically speaking) and helped the last few students hang their MA show:
The Private View will be held on Saturday September 14, between 4.00 pm and 6.00 pm – following the University Open Day.:
And, so began the process of clearing up the exhibition spaces before the event goes public, next week:
11.30 pm: Back at homebase, I caught up with emails, preparations for postgraduate examinations, trivia, and a trip away. Then, on with further transcription. I’m concerned that my current pattern of work is confining me to desk for long uninterrupted periods of time. This is the inherent problem of digitisation: it binds us to devices. I’m sure William Morris and John Ruskin would have had something to say about it.
2.00 pm: After lunch until late evening, I, shackled to my keyboard, pushed on (too slowly) with the new CD’s website. Through the process of transcription, I’ve appreciated far more the poetics of the lyrics – those, in particular, that represent the same story as related by either different Gospel accounts or from complementary perspectives – as in the case of the conversion of St Paul (Acts 9.1–12, Acts 22.4–13):