An Overture To His Coy Mistress (or how to write like Mozart)

Dan Wild

My composing sessions frequently extend to eight hours, with plenty of breaks for coffee and stretching. The title, To His Coy Mistress, likely entered my head because I’m a mid-forties bachelor who love has not yet called to her bedside, or fireside. At least in a while. But the orchestra is tuned and awaits her …

Jenessa Abernathy on Quilting in the Time of Covid

Jenessa Abernathy

I’ve been sewing lately. It brings me peace. With all the hate and ignorance spouting forth I need to arm myself with knowledge and do things that make me calm and focused. I usually make dance costumes but lately I’ve been making quilts. And masks. Lots of masks. Designing quilts made me realise that maths …