Tag Archives: nature

Root and Branch

Here are some photos of the first iteration of  the ‘new work’. Hoping to do more this week if I can find the time… and if we get some decent weather! I am planning to make a continuing project, titled: … Continue reading

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New Work on its Way

I have started a new piece of work – sparked off by some photos of branches against blue sky that I took in the woods last week. I seem to be returning to an old  theme of mine: that life … Continue reading

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Essential Nature Walk along the Taw estuary at Fremington Quay

A quiet and peaceful morning walking in congenial company. It is hard to believe that just a generation or two back,  Fremington Quay was the busiest port between Bristol and Land’s End, largely importing coal and exporting ball clay. Not … Continue reading

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I Want to be Alone

I don’t really want to be alone, not totally! But there are times when I do feel the need to get away from noisy everyday life and all of its craziness, and just wander alone in the landscape.  This wandering … Continue reading

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The Simplicity of Nature

Watching the fascinating Countryfile Autumn Special  on the BBC iPlayer yesterday, one particular image has stayed with me: that of a single leaf falling down into the river. The narrator explained how the multitude of leaves falling from the trees along the riverbank would … Continue reading

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Bluebell Stalks

(extracted from my field notes) A day in the woods, making work with  dead bluebell stalks that I had found in their hundreds lying all over the area… Brought photo kit, but no string, and no brush (to mark and … 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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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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Bickleton Wood: A breath of fresh air

Yesterday, to Bickleton Wood – a clear crisp day after a lot of dull very cold weather. It was sunny, with just a slight sharp breeze under the trees. I walked into the stillness. Gradually the noise of ‘civilisation’ in … Continue reading

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Thomas Köner – Novaya Zemlya 1

Somehow the sound gives form to the utter silence. I feel the depths of my heart beginning to crack like thick ice, and the faintest stirrings of memory. My attention is gripped by the simplicity of the screen image.  Aeons … Continue reading

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