Category Archives: landscape

Fremington Quay: Essential Nature Walk

A dull rainy day – I ‘d been concerned that our meeting place might be a little crowded, it being holiday season, when apparently the population of Devon and Cornwall doubles, and I can well believe it. But I needn’t … Continue reading

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A Short Clifftop Walk

Strolling along the Southwest Coast Path from Westward Ho!, I wasn’t sure whether it was going to rain or not. Neither were the cows, for some were standing up and others lying down.   I didn’t take many photos, as … Continue reading

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Flying Time

I kept my camera firmly in my bag, for it was raining by the River Taw at Barnstaple – or rather it was the sort of fine mist that you barely felt, but soaked you through in no time at … Continue reading

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Castle Mound by the Library: urban landscape

It stands proud and defiant, after nearly a thousand years – outside the public library on the flat expanse of  green grass known as Castle Green. Apart from the library – a handsome brick building very much in keeping with the character of the town, it … Continue reading

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Still January…

I take back all those remarks about unseasonable weather.  Here is the view across the estuary from my top window, here in Northam, North Devon: taken on 18th Jan. I am so fortunate to live in such beauty. ________________________________________________________________ And … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow: Indigo Skies

The weather forecast had been terrible and with great reluctance I had to cancel the walking art workshop. Walking in the rain and wind – that’s ok and can be fun and exhilarating – but the creative activities I had … 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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Northam Burrows – AONB Art Walks

Here is a fabulous picture I took of Northam Burrows a couple of weeks ago.It looks out across Bideford Bay towards the headland at Westward Ho! Beyond that, very hazy, you can just see the outline of Hartland Point – a … Continue reading

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Home and Away: Devon and Northumberland

It was fun to spend the weekend up in Northumberland – in the far north east, north of Hadrian’s Wall indeed, right at the opposite end of the country. a site visit for a project I am doing with Lucy … Continue reading

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Borderline

Here’s an atmospheric film by my friend Pamela, about the remote rural landscape of Tarset, Northumberland, where I recently lived for a year as artist-in-residence. It is wonderful to see this film, and be reminded of places I knew intimately … Continue reading

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