Sounds, and silence

note at bottom says "Hopefully 'normal' life will resume soon"

Thoughts on silence, and sounds, and the Minster’s clock bells, marking all the quarter hours, half hours, hours, as we continue to have new rules to live by, and do our best to find our ways through it all.

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28 seconds in 2014

Bootham School, TdF decorations

One day in July, a very short recording made on Bootham, and Johnny Hayes remembering the effect on Bishy Road.

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2013 review: snippets of sound

I write about this place, I take photos of it, and every now and then I feel inspired to record its sounds. Recording on a (rather old) mobile phone, that being the thing I have to hand.

Some sound snippets from this year, at various locations, including the Minster. Lo-tech, … More …

Audio angle, York, 6 May

The May bank holiday was scented by blossom. Technology can’t deliver that, but I did capture some sounds. Beginning with a buzzing bee by our back door, ending up on Strensall Common.

Spring has been a long time coming. Here in the UK we’re particularly surprised when a bank … More …