Category Archives: environment

Rising Tide: A Weekend with Extinction Rebellion

I had been invited to lead a land art workshop using natural materials at The Rising Tide Festival, organised and hosted by Extinction Rebellion South West. It all happened last month over a perfect weekend in late summer sunshine, in … Continue reading

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More Tree Writings (Arboreal)

This post is also Part 2 of my Balance of Nature Page. If you would like to read both parts, you will find the Page along the top menu. Although various British woodlands are mentioned here, I took all the photos in … Continue reading

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A Reality Check by the River – reblogged from Artist at Exit 0

Originally posted on Artist at Exit 0 Riverblog:
Well, the season for grand political theatre is almost over.  I’m feeling like most of the country who are so tired of the divisiveness that has defined this overly long election. Certainly, a…

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Turning Point

As a member of AiNIN (Artists in Nature International), I was invited to create a site-specific piece on 29th November 2015, the eve of COP21 (the Paris Climate Conference) in support of the conference’s aims.  Artists around the world were … Continue reading

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Time and Tide

Cley next the Sea is a village which hundreds of years ago was a bustling port by the North Sea along Britain’s North Norfolk coast. Over history, there has been a process of silting up, causing this medieval port to … Continue reading

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Little White Houses

It must be around two months now since we were at Baggy Point, and we have been experiencing seemingly endless rainstorms and widespread flooding ever since. Northam Burrows is extensively flooded and looks pretty exciting from my top floor window. … Continue reading

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Seachange: A Brief North Devon Roadtrip

January 31, 2014. The last day of (apparently) the wettest January in UK since records began. Waking up to yet another day of grey skies and rain, yet another day of being unable to walk and work outside – I … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! slow-down-look-out

mild, grey with cloud and yet warm sudden quiet rhythm of the ocean. warmth on the back of my neck no cars, just a few peaceful holiday makers. I walk along the edge of land and ocean; the surfaced track … Continue reading

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Yggdrasil’s Stone

I thought you might like some background information on what led me to make this piece – though I don’t normally explain my work very much, preferring people to take from it whatever they want.  I made it quickly, top … Continue reading

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It felt like a mild spring day. Difficult to get used to our changing climate, for someone like me who originated from northern parts of the British Isles, and remembers when seasons used to be seasons, and one had to … Continue reading

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