Category Archives: community

Les Phonies Bergères – intro to the full Page (see menu above).

See the top menu (just above here) for the full Page write-up on my recent land art residency for Les Phonies Bergères  – it was a fairly short but intense experience of living close to the land in a small close-knit community in … Continue reading

Posted in Art, community, Environmental Art, nature, place | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Northam May Fair

This has to be the most enjoyable fete that I have ever attended –  crowds of happy relaxed people of all ages, and masses of fun things to do and see. Real community spirit. And of course, it was the day … Continue reading

Posted in community, local, North Devon, place | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Appledore Summer Festival

Sunday – a more overcast day today – looks like rain. Just as well. My neck and shoulders are still sore after Fridays sunburn. The Appledore silver band arrives and settles down to wait for the Vicar’s open air service. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, community, Devon, ESSENTIAL NATURE art walks, North Devon, Walking | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

More Tea, Vicar?

Some things in England don’t change very much over the years – sadly, our red telephone boxes have mostly been flogged off and you don’t see that many helmeted bobbies on the beat nowadays –  but come this time of … Continue reading

Posted in community, Devon, local, North Devon, place | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Now Comes Earth Day

Why do I keep having these ideas? And more to the point, why do I feel compelled to follow them through? You may remember back in the winter, I wrote about searching for a good site to make a pebble labyrinth. … Continue reading

Posted in beach and coast, community, Devon, Earth, local, nature, North Devon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Art and Nature

An inspiring day on Sunday, at the Centre For Contemporary Art and the Natural World  (CCANW) in Haldon Forest near Exeter – where pioneering artist Alan Sonfist talked about his work from the early days when he was responsible for … Continue reading

Posted in community | Tagged , , , ,

Body and Soul

Monday – attended a  great seminar at Tam’s studios in London this evening, with members of the Landscape & Arts Network (LAN) . Leading the meeting was highly respected Canadian writer, John K. Grande. If you are at all interested … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Artists, community, environment, Exhibitions, nature, wildlife, animals and birds | Tagged , , , , ,