Tag Archives: Torridge Estuary

Rising Tide: A Weekend with Extinction Rebellion

I had been invited to lead a land art workshop using natural materials at The Rising Tide Festival, organised and hosted by Extinction Rebellion South West. It all happened last month over a perfect weekend in late summer sunshine, in … Continue reading

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Artist’s Diary: just another day by the estuary

  I had parked myself in one of the places along this stretch of the River Torridge, where, years ago,  boats were scrapped and stripped, and left to disintegrate. I was planning to make some ephemeral work here, relating to … Continue reading

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Spring Primroses for Easter

Wishing you primroses along your path…

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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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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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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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to the estuary… busy doing nothing

Hazy sunlight, scents of earth and leaf – the air around me is mild, warm and damp and a few birds are twittering quietly. I can hear traffic noise as always from across the river. And as always I make … Continue reading

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River, Rocks, Woods, Ocean

We had a wonderful long quiet misty day exploring the woodland and beach of the Torridge estuary at Northam, followed by Michelle’s profoundly relaxing studio movement workshop. Here she is, connecting with the distinctive rock face of this part of the world. … Continue reading

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Torridge Estuary Easter 2012

… from Linda. If you are wondering why I am calling myself Mr Throughstones on this video – it is because I lost access to my username on Youtube, and that was the nearest alternative I could get! http://www.essentialnature.org.uk ArtWalking … Continue reading

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