With the upcoming Paralympics starting on the 7th September on everyone’s mind, here’s an inspiring story about Dalton Herendeen – a swimmer on the US Paralympics swimming team at the 2012 London games. Filmed by Garret Brubaker, and features a whole bunch of my music, too ;).
Category: Life at Random
Last month David Bayo published this amazing speed drawing video, showcasing his amazing dot-rendering talent. The vid features my piano track ‘Air’ to great effect.
So, I’ve been lucky enough to have been invited to undertake some kick-ass soil research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Umeå, Sweden. After one month (two months to go), my wife and I have seen the weather change from a frosty snow wonderland into something quite pleasant, warm and sunny.
Point and click, right? Recently I bought a 2nd-hand entry-level Canon DSLR off a friend, and have been attempting to learn how to use it. I got a chance to hang out at Cleveland Point one afternoon, and I had a bit of a practice with this thing called a ‘telephoto lens’.
It’s official – I’m now a fully-fledged PhD candidate. My project has been judged, and deemed worthy. Now, I have two more years (maybe 2.5, if I’m lucky) to pull off a cohesive research project, publish my findings, and – if I play my cards right – level up, and earn the right to put Dr. in front my name.
So, I’ve never EVER done this before. I’ve entered a new composition – ‘Eidolon’- in a demo contest. And… if you go vote for it, I will love you forever!