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Resuscitare by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire is now a spacious, comfortable country house, set in extensive landscaped lawns and gardens. It has a long fascinating and multi-layered history, originating in 1201 as an Augustinian Priory. (See Mottisfont’s website to learn more). I arrived … Continue reading

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Flying Time

I kept my camera firmly in my bag, for it was raining by the River Taw at Barnstaple – or rather it was the sort of fine mist that you barely felt, but soaked you through in no time at … 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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Time Present and Time Past

I have recently visited two fascinating properties owned by the National Trust. They could not be more different, yet the feelings they aroused in me were quite similar: a pleasant though mildly unsettling mix of detachment and personal involvement, and … Continue reading

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Thomas Joshua Cooper

I have been prompted to think of the photographs of Thomas Joshua Cooper, even though I am unable to get up to London to see his exhibition , “True” at the Haunch of Venison (running until 30th May). He explores … Continue reading

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“Before there were Art Galleries, Art was a Song of the Soul.” Paul Devereux

2. The second artist: Susan Derges. Susan Derges has pushed the boundaries of modern photography, in her search for a direct experience of natural phenomena, unmediated by the subjective self. She is particularly known for her beautiful images of water, … Continue reading

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Creating Nature: Art in the Landscape

May 26 – June 6 2008, at Schumacher College, Devon, England. Susan Derges, Lynne Hull and James Marriott will be leading a practical course on the relationship between art and the natural world. Needs to be booked, and you can … Continue reading

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