Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Making canopies

Thought I'd have a stab at cutting and folding paper to make a canopy such as these:





Verdict - far too difficult and fiddly.

Then wondered if it might be easier to re-cycle a plastic bottle top or similar. For example, the head of a shuttlecock sliced in half would be the right shape.


That's as far as I've got.

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Currently listening to:


Dug out an old CD from 1997 of Dimitri from Paris which came free with the magazine "Mixmag".

Absolutely excellent and, to my surprise, bongo friendly.

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Last night's dinner:

Scallops and boiled rice.
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Currently reading:


And an example of one of the jokes therein.


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Miscellany:

Listened to last week's Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 iPlayer with the guest, Nicola Benedetti

A most impressive human being. She entirely articulated my views on the nature of classical music and made the case for including it prominently in the school curriculum.





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