Tag Archives: spring

Drifting through Springtime

I have been coming to these woods for a number of years now, and I know that I’ve arrived when I step into the peaceful atmosphere of the trees and the sounds of woodland birds and the stream running fast … Continue reading

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After the Winter of Discontent comes the Promise of Spring

Reaching my favourite sheltered spot, I sit in the sun, gazing southwards across the river, whilst all around me woodland birds are singing… … joyfully oblivious to the dull roar of traffic over the bridge, and the ever-present threat of … 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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West Town Farm: Spring

West Town Farm is host to Organic Arts, an organisation that attracts artists and community groups for miles around to come and work and learn together.  I last visited one wet and wintry day back in November. (You will find the … Continue reading

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Dunmonia

… or is it Dumnonia? I refer to the land of the Dunmonii, the ancient Brythonic tribe that hung around in Devon during the Iron Age and early Roman period. I have been spending the last few days cooped up … Continue reading

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