Showing posts from March, 2013

Helter Skelter Sleepwalking

Knitting Science
Originally uploaded by MadeleineS.
Writing, knitting, figuring, crocheting and partying have all featured this week. My life seems to rush by in such a helter skelter fashion that it feels like it'll go on without me if I just stood still. Of course, I don't really believe that so I keep doing stuff anyway and it keeps getting intertwined and confused. I end up exhausted - so much so I don't know how to stop.

On Monday, Heather from McAree Bros arrived at my work to collect a big bag of textile maths objects to use in their yarn store window display. So I had a 10 minute art break in the office day. Tuesday saw me at the Roslin Institute for an inspiring workshop on creative non-fiction writing (like this post but soooo much better!) and I've now got a whole new set of ideas that apply to the day job and the arty life. Wednesday evening was time to see where Julia and I would have our stall at Mini Maker Faire in Summerhall in a couple of weeks. That&#…

A second mission for the Alba ad Astranauts!

Alba ad Astra flies again
Originally uploaded by MadeleineS.
My work with Writers' Bloc investigating the Scottish Space Programme is now on display in HulaJuice Bar and Cafe, West Bow, off the Grassmarket, Edinburgh.

This is the first time since it's showing in Transreal Fiction during August 2009 that this contraversial body of work has been seen outside my studio. It may be your last chance to see it at all. Get down to Hula before "they" realise we're so close to the truth!!