Tag Archives: animals

A Short Walk to the Coast Road

Walking down Churchill Way, I could hear the birds singing in the treetops, unperturbed by the noise of traffic below. At Bloody Corner I encountered a large group of people who were obviously on a conducted tour. They were gathered … Continue reading

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Agony Art

The exhibition currently showing at the Cornerhouse, Manchester  –  called Interspecies – sets out to examine whether ‘artists and animals can work together as equals’. Work together as equals, for heavens’ sake! As far as I can see, animals have no … Continue reading

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West Town Farm

A visit to West Town Farm, near Exeter – where I am hoping to make work next summer. It is an organic farm, and hosts a flourishing environmentally-conscious arts organisation: ‘Organic Arts’  which attracts people from miles around to come … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean

Planting trees – crouching close to the ground, one’s animal senses reawaken.

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Women in Farming

This heart-warming exhibition, currently running at Exeter Phoenix , comes out of a project run by Aune Head Arts, the contemporary arts organisation based on Dartmoor. The project involved six women artists exploring the lives and work of three women … Continue reading

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Horses and Ponies and Wintery Winds

Drive, not walk, to the coastal grasslands and mudflats of Northam Burrows. I am restless and frustrated: generally disconnected, and in a turbulent mood, like the weather. Need to get there quick. At the gateway, is a group of horses … Continue reading

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