My film ‘Unhappeningness’ has reached one-third the way through. Each day of 2021 I am ‘filming’ something that is happening or unhappening in my life, then edit out 10 seconds … Continue reading Unhappeningness April 2021 update
1934, Depression-era Kentucky, Jo is a packhorse librarian, delivering books to poverty-stricken people out in the mountains and valleys on her horse Ulysees. At the end of one valley, in a cabin beside Magic Mountain Creek, lives Alfred McAdam, a goat farmer supplying skins to the glove trade and his dog Carson. Originally from Belfast he moved there with his Catholic wife to get away from the troubles when partition began. Following tragedy in the Spanish Flu pandemic Alfred lives alone, and Jo becomes fascinated by the books he chooses. Before Jo turns up Alfred gets to know Serah who is on the run from a brothel in fear of being lynched; then his brother turns up with reminders of home and his own troubles following service as a Black n’ Tan.
The third part of my year-long film project, Unhappeningness, has been added to YouTube. I am using 10 seconds of film shot each day of 2021, of something happening or … Continue reading Unhappeningness March update
Magic Mountain Creek is a novel I began last June during lockdown. It was inspired by an article in The Smithsonian Magazine about the packhorse librarians in Kentucky during the … Continue reading Magic Mountain Creek
67 years old today, over the past few years I have done a self-portrait and here is the one for 2021, trying to smile (the smiling ones were beyond appalling!).
Here is the updated Unhappeningness film, January and February together, each month it will build until the end of 2021. Each day I shoot ‘film’ and take 10 seconds from … Continue reading Unhappeningness February update
I began a new project for 2021 on 1st January and this is the first part of it. It’s going to be a film called Unhappeningness, it will eventually be … Continue reading Unhappeningness – a 2021 film project part 1
It’s that time of year you’ve all been looking forward to, when WTBLT 2020 is available. For the past 20 years around Christmas, I have been sharing with friends a … Continue reading What Tim’s Been Listening To 2020
This is a stunning exhibition, bringing together the photographs (and more) of Bill Brandt and the work of Henry Moore. Brandt photographed Moore at work and his sculptures in situ, … Continue reading Visit to Bill Brandt – Henry Moore Exhibition at The Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield
Some photographs taken walking along Rhyl beach in the late afternoon breeze and encounters with flags, chip shop and with a dragon. The sun is getting lower now so the … Continue reading Rhyl beach Friday 4th September