by Roddy Lumsden .


I've been working on this piece about flowers blooming in unlikely places. It's getting there but I'm going to take time out from it and work on it before I return to the shoot tomorrow. With a jazzily formal piece like this, you can end up getting fussy or repetitive or letting the sounds draw you too much. I need to think about where the piece is moving to, whether it will have resolution or a twist or neither. Am I making a point, or being descriptive, or is the musicality predominant - what I call a relegated narrative. I also need to check that finial means what I think it does and decide whether it's too obscure for the poem! Tomorrow, I'll finish this piece and work on a couple of pieces which are more directly linked to the environment, rather than the theme of the shoot.