A STITCH IN TIME

Valentine was adjusting his tie whilst standing in front of the mirror in the parlour of the house in Clerkenwell. As ever, he looked impeccable but I wondered, not for the first time, how old he [...]

LAST LOVES

http://www.youtube.com/get_player I walk through the ruins one last time to the house in the little alleyway behind the church in Clerkenwell. Everybody is gone now and I know that I will not [...]

LAST WORDS

I dreamt that the city was dying and yet that did not seem an entirely unhappy thing. As with any fading conciousness, the barriers between past, present and future, between dream and reality [...]

LAST DAYS

These were the last days.I wasn’t sure whether it was the war and if we were dead or just that the city had entered a different, final phase. In some ways it seemed to be going about its [...]

UP, UP AND AWAY

It seems that there are birds all around these days. There’s all this stuff with Alex and Big Bird going on (and you really should see what he’s working on now..). Then, a couple of [...]

FROM A WINDOW

This is from a friend’s apartment in an old, tall, granite mansion block on a hill in Edinburgh. Last night we played with the Berlin Cabaret goddess Ute Lemper in the beautiful Usher Hall. [...]

FOR ROTHKO WITH LOVE

The music for the Rothko room is in place at the Tate Modern. It can now also be heard on line – song for mark It was a pleasure to do – those paintings have long been a favourite but [...]

FOR RUSSIA WITH LOVE

I just returned from Moscow again. We were playing at the Golden Mask Theatre Festival – a very wonderful thing and a great pleasure to attend. It was probably one of our best shows – [...]

FISH

Now mad Al Budovsky and I have recently been doing our bit for the welfare of the world by working with Lillipip – a Seattle based educational company producing animated teaching aids for [...]

HiGHLAND FLING

I’d almost forgotten about this – summer seems so far away now doesn’t it? The Future of Cinema? I don’t know about that but it was really fun – and very [...]