Category Archives: Earth

Drifting through Springtime

I have been coming to these woods for a number of years now, and I know that I’ve arrived when I step into the peaceful atmosphere of the trees and the sounds of woodland birds and the stream running fast … Continue reading

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Line of Least Resistance

A glimmer of blue sky appeared through the heavy dark cloud. I seized the opportunity, and drove to the woods  Stone, mud, water, trees – here and there, little clusters of frozen snowflakes  The sound of rushing water from the … Continue reading

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Close to the Ground

I would like to tell you about an exciting new art and heritage project at the Burton Art Gallery and Museum, in Bideford, near where I live in North Devon. It is produced by Flow Contemporary Arts in association with … Continue reading

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Winter Collection: North Devon Woodland

I thought I would gather up some of my tree memories from around the North Devon Coast for you to enjoy. I have tried to show a good variety from different places and different times of the year.  But I … Continue reading

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lofar-uk

LOFAR is a low frequency radio telescope array based in various parts of Europe, mainly in the Netherlands. It consists of many thousands of small sensors (rather than a few large dishes), enabling scientists to survey wide areas of the … Continue reading

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Rockham Bay: artwalking

I could hardly see through the rain and mist as I was driving along, or perhaps it was a heavy layer of cloud that had descended. It was one of those grey sunless days when cold and dampness seep into … Continue reading

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COP15

COP15 (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is coming up next month. This is the latest UN Climate Change Conference, where the world’s leaders will gather in Copenhagen to reach a deal which puts the world on track to … Continue reading

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Stop Climate Chaos Coalition| The Wave

Here are two important links: The Wave | Stop Climate Chaos Coalition. The Wave

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Richard Long Exhibition

Heaven and Earth: Richard Long Retrospective at Tate Britain, London. We are embedded within heaven and earth. It is our real identity. There is not a lot more to say, though as a species, we seem to make an awful … Continue reading

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Hartland Deep Time

Here’s a far better way to find out about the earth: clambering around the windswept rocky coastline of Hartland Quay with a bunch of congenial friends and a brilliant teacher.                               … Continue reading

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