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November 3, 2015


Cottiers Theatre is what I used to know as Dowanhill Parish Church. It’s one of many imposingly large churches in the West End which, when they were still churches used to depress me rather, generally looming darkly and looking very shut. It says a great deal for Glas...

June 19, 2015

Preparing to go and workshop some new material with Scottish violin-cello duo High Heels and Horse Hair, the first advice they sent was, naturally, about footwear: leave the high heels at home and bring walking boots, as we’ll be working in an ecobuild bothy above Loch...

June 11, 2015

In advance of our residency at the Big Shed on Tombreck Farm Judith has written to us about the sketches she has created.


One of the ideas behind this programme is that 'nocturnal creatures generally have highly developed senses of hearing...and eyesight'. The music...

August 17, 2014

Having not lived near the Scottish countryside for many moons, I asked Sonia and Alice to nominate a plant for my composition. I’m so glad I asked them. They found me a species which is so exciting that it deserves its own three-act opera.


Sundew (Drosera) is found nea...

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April 20, 2016

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