Posts By: jon

The Diagram

What do diagrams do? Diagrams simplify and bring clarity. Diagrams demonstrate the relationships which exist between the parts of the whole. Diagrams often reveal creative ideas. Chauvet Cave Drawings   In 1994, three French cavers were exploring the limestone cliffs above the former bed of The Ardeche river when they discovered a large cave where… Read more »

Last Stand at the Bandstand

This was our last Third Space of 2015and we each brought a piece of poetry, prose or thought to encouage each other. Barbara brought¬† christmas crackers which included the obligatory awful jokes, but also contained wonderful blessings.¬† Jon brought “We Dance Wild” :   We dance. We dance wild. Not a two step, structured repetition…. Read more »

Going Public Art Exhibition in Sheffield

Third Space visited this exhibition which was shown at a number of venues throughout Sheffield which included the Cathedral. Unfortunately, photography was not allowed in the exhibition and therefore we cannot include any photographs within this narrative. We can be caught up in our daily activities when may be something catches our attention or someone… Read more »

Travelling Light

Travelling Light Because sometimes we travel heavy and those heady times we can barely imagine the freebody movement of dance. Because sometimes we travel dark and from those hard paths we can’t even conjure an image of sunrise or moonrise or starlight or fire. Because sometimes we travel solo and those lonely times we forget… Read more »

The Selfie

Easy access to mobile phones and the internet has ushered in the age of The Selfie which requires us to take a picture of ourselves and post it on social media. There are differing perspectives on the value of recording our lives through Selfies. Ai Wei Wei, the gifted dissident chinese artist is having a… Read more »

Words I didn’t know

The medicine of words – Medicina Verbi From Anna Kamienska “A Nest of Quiet: A notebook” At the bandstand we were thinking about how words can encourage us and build us up or tear us apart. “One breath taken completely: one poem, fully written, fully read-in such a moment, anything can happen. The pressed oil… Read more »

Beautiful unanswerable questions

Bertolt Brecht asked the question “What happens to the hole when the cheese has gone?” According to Einstein, the hole was formed and defined by the cheese around it and disappears when the cheese is eaten. Neils Bohr and quantum theory suggest that the hole may have existed since the beginning of the universe and… Read more »