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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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Wonder-walking at Heddon’s Mouth

I try to pick a new beautiful place along the North Devon coast each time we go out, but Heddon’s Mouth is one of our favourites – so this is the third time we have been there. (It is helped … Continue reading

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2013 YATOO-i NATURE ART WINTER WORKSHOP – YouTube

This year, Yatoo-i invited their artist members from around the world to join their Winter Workshop, which has been taking place in Korea since 1981. Each in our own countries made our way into wild natural places between 21st and … 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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A November Walk in the Woods

Paula, Jann and I walked in Chapel Wood, near Braunton: an area of ancient woodland densely covering a steep rounded hill. You reach it by crossing a field a little way off the A361. I was glad of the opportunity … Continue reading

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Devon Open Studios at Organic Arts

Equinox. A beautiful and tranquil autumn day at the farm: we enjoyed home-made organic cooking, watching the contented animals, wandering the trail of artworks… down the old railway cutting, between the trees, up and over the lush green fields of … Continue reading

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to the estuary… busy doing nothing

Hazy sunlight, scents of earth and leaf – the air around me is mild, warm and damp and a few birds are twittering quietly. I can hear traffic noise as always from across the river. And as always I make … Continue reading

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Resting Place

Here’s the piece I made for the Land Art Festival 2012 in Lubartow-Koztowka, Poland.  The post just below this one gives the background story. Resting Place – Willow, twigs, leaves, split bamboo shavings. Dia.of base approx. 3m. The key to … 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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Lichen

Feeling a little like Dr Who approaching a strange new planet, I squinted through the lens at a magnificent, highly complex world – a world of bushy frondy shrubby things and crusty flat spreading patches, a world of what looked … Continue reading

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