Category Archives: Red Knot

Time for the Red Knots to fly…

I’ve been somewhat lax in posting here but time seems to have flown by and now it’s time for the Red Knots to fly. It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks starting tomorrow when I travel up to London … Continue reading

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More news…

Well since the excitement of having an article published about my Red Knot installation, on the WHSRN website, I have been told it’s also appeared on their Facebook page and is linked to ‘The Friends of the Red Knot’ Facebook page too. … Continue reading

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The Show Opens

We had an wonderful opening night for our degree show, with a huge number of friends and family turning up to support us. Everyone enjoyed the diverse range of exhibits and the compliments were overwhelming and I had a lot of … Continue reading

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Preview Evening

Well I can hardly believe it but our FdA Degree Show opens this evening, (6:00pm – 8:30pm at Desborough Campus, Eastleigh) and I’m looking forward to seeing friends and family  there.

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Flight paths

The threads of yesterday are now 40 flight paths – dyed, coiled and ready to take flight …

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With less than 2 weeks to go I thought I’d better start cutting the lengths of thread for the B95 migration path; it’s surprising how tangled a 5m length of thread can get! It’s not going as straight forwardly as I … Continue reading

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Degree Show

Only 3 weeks to go!  With one module still to complete and my exhibition piece to make the pressure is really on.  Time flies when you’re having fun or when you’re trying to meet a deadline! With over a thousand red … Continue reading

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B95 Moonbird is back

Breaking news from the ‘Friends of the Red Knot’  Facebook page: “He’s Back!! Here’s the news we’ve been waiting for!! B95 was found this morning at Reeds Beach, by Patricia Gonzalez. Truly amazing!!!” I’m so pleased to hear he’s alive … Continue reading

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Red Knots

Well the Red Knot installation for the end of year Degree Show is underway at last. Having made a number of revisions to the initial idea I’m now more or less back to the original one! It’s based on the migration of … Continue reading

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Experimenting afternoon

Had a fun afternoon today experimenting with dying yarn, in preparation for my final piece for the Degree show. I’ve been researching the Red Knot bird and one in particular, known as B95 or sometimes called the Moonbird.  This is the basis … Continue reading

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