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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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Braunton Burrows: another timeless journey

We met on a  mild sunny evening, and walked through this amazing stretch of duneland for several hours –  marvelling at the sheer diversity and beauty of the plants, and the associated moths and other small creatures that John pointed out to us. … Continue reading

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Sand Drawings

Time and tide have erased all trace of our activity on Northam Burrows. All that remains are some lovely memories.   http://www.essentialnature.org.uk ArtWalking in North Devon

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ART WALK – 28.6.10

Toeing The Line ! I traced a line out to sea with a stick. OK, it might not sound like a very big deal artistically, but bear in mind (1 ) it was a homage to Richard Long, ( 2) … Continue reading

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Words from the Walks

On the third walk  (June 26th) it was a hot sunny day, with almost no cloud and hardly any air movement. Unusual for this exposed piece of land that is open to the elements and the Atlantic Ocean. We walked … Continue reading

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Art Walk Memories

Some lovely pictures – from Rachel Foster, including one of a pendant she made from a found pebble. A multitude of vibrant kites, dancing in the wind Skylarks singing, perfect day Shifting sand Sand swept into contours Have we managed … Continue reading

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breathtaking, moving, memorable

The walk on June 12 was Linda’s first walk but felt like she had been doing it for months and years. It was an extraordinarily beautiful day – brilliant sunshine and a stiff northerly breeze that kept us all awake … Continue reading

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sky, stone, sand, sea

Second walk, June 18th – it was another sunny day – hotter than last time. The atmosphere was slightly hazy, and the breeze from the west was softer, warmer. Each time I come I am becoming more aware of these subtle … Continue reading

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Walking at Leisure

Our first Essential Nature AONB Art Walk took place on Saturday, in idyllic sunshine, with a gentle wind wafting across the Burrows from the Atlantic. We relaxed, taking in the views across the wide sweep of Bideford Bay. Closer to hand, we admired … Continue reading

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Finding the Place

I have been looking for a place to set out a pebble labyrinth. One look at my category cloud will tell you that the concept of ‘local’ is important to me, both in daily life and in my art practice. … Continue reading

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