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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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Art in the Autumn Woods

I stood in a shower of leaves that came clattering down like heavy raindrops. Later on I saw them gliding through the air like a flock of birds. I gathered up some of the brightest yellow ones as I wandered… and … 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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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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Fall

goldenleaves, a photo by throughstones on Flickr. This work was made at the very end of a warm and perfect summer, when the first hint of autumn could be felt in the air. I could almost locate the shift in … Continue reading

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Essential Nature: Walk at Watersmeet

A few memories  from our Essential Nature walk at Watersmeet last Saturday: photo: Pauline Dyer ————- On this lovely September morning We have come together To walk in quiet harmony, Exploring the green heart of the wood; Becoming aware of … Continue reading

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Walk in the Wind

The adventure with the yellow twine didn’t work out too well yesterday. It kept getting blown away and tangled up.  Plus I was visited by the local sheep. The “teenage” lambs insisted on trying to eat my string and bags … 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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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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