‘… startled by the sound of a large and vigorous animal in the room, I will take a torch and shine it into the tunnel between the wall and the cupboard in my study and see the miscreant—a tiny, big-eared mouse pressed against the skirting board, huge-eyed in the torchlight. Now, we will spend the winter together, sharing space and air.’
A Narrow Glimpse of Sea
In the autumn of 2021, I was commissioned by Aberdeen Performing Arts to write a piece about Aberdeen’s relationship with the sea, to be the foundation for a visual artist to create work to be exhibited in Aberdeen’s Music Hall. This is the piece of writing and a short account of the collaboration between me and the artist Gill Russell.
Read it here...