Tag Archives: Northam Burrows

Fleeting Impressions: Knowing my Place

Over the last month or so, I have been making little explorations around my home ground. Not going very far afield. 6.7.18 BUCKS VALLEY WOODS – hoverflies After the long, dry, sunny summer: flowers, birds, butterflies, verdant greenery – I … Continue reading

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‘Empty Nest’

So I went back to  Northam Burrows the other day on a bright sunny morning, and made Empty Nest as an expression of my connection with a particular place at  particular moment in time. It’s made with driftwood, now strewn … 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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Low Tide: Light Footprint

Warm sun through a soft haze pervading the whole area. No wind. A man in a parked car playing the clarinet. As I walk towards the beach, crossing the grassy field of rabbit and sheep droppings and hoof prints I … Continue reading

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A Relaxing Summer’s Morning at the Burrows

When I arrived, this morning, which was not that early, it was already hot. Not many people, just a few families with their gaily coloured beach umbrellas and screens… everyone happily engaged relaxing, strolling, doing their own thing, a few … Continue reading

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Time and Tide

Cley next the Sea is a village which hundreds of years ago was a bustling port by the North Sea along Britain’s North Norfolk coast. Over history, there has been a process of silting up, causing this medieval port to … 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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tracks 2

tracks (2), a photo by throughstones on Flickr. … from ‘tracks and pathways’ As you can probably see by now, I have been playing around with my Flickr photo-sharing options to see how they worked! This is another image of … Continue reading

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tracks

tracks, a photo by throughstones on Flickr. …are we on the right track? I like the hard lines of the grass (Sharp Rush) that echo the lines of the track.  And I like the orangey blobs of the seedheads, that … Continue reading

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3 short local walks: how I spend my days here

 26 Sep- Northam Burrows Driving along alone,  tide coming in, I open my window and catch cows’ sweet scent. I arrive at the tip of the Burrows, and sit quietly, looking out across the estuary to Appledore. An elderly woman drives up … Continue reading

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