Category Archives: seasons and cycles

Essential Haiku

One of our art walking group, Anne Wilkinson, writes a haiku for every walk she comes on. I thought you would like to see just a few of these beautiful mementos. Plant Walk at Braunton BurrowsWarm, still summer airRustling grasses … Continue reading

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Torridge Estuary Easter 2012

… from Linda. If you are wondering why I am calling myself Mr Throughstones on this video – it is because I lost access to my username on Youtube, and that was the nearest alternative I could get! http://www.essentialnature.org.uk ArtWalking … Continue reading

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Torridge estuary: Spring 2012

Spring is here! Images and sounds gathered from recent explorations around my local landscape. ——————————————————– Above is a snippet from recent work along the water’s edge near where I live. It is somewhere I come a lot, for peace and … Continue reading

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frost

Pauline Dyer sent these photos and text after our Essential Nature visit to Uppacott Wood on a bright a frosty morning.   Full circle turn Excitement of first meeting Greedy for ice cold wild places Move through time find at its heart lacy … Continue reading

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Uppacott Wood

We had a fabulous walk this morning in the frosty woods, pottering about, drawing, painting, taking photos. Sun filtering through the trees made everything sparkle. It is good to be alive! This is a small mostly oak woodland – a nature reserve … Continue reading

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The Allure of Fire

  Last night we stood around the fire feeling its intense heat against our faces, a convivial group, comfortably warm and full after our barbequed feast, sausage sizzle  and scalding hot tomato and vegetable soup. There were spatterings of icy cold rain coming in … Continue reading

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Tarka

People tell me there are otters returning to this part of North Devon, though I have not been fortunate enough to see one myself. No longer brutally hunted with dogs and clubs, as in Henry Williamson’s book ‘Tarka the Otter’ … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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