Tag Archives: trees and woodland

Bluebell Stalks

(extracted from my field notes) A day in the woods, making work with  dead bluebell stalks that I had found in their hundreds lying all over the area… Brought photo kit, but no string, and no brush (to mark 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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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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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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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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A November Walk in the Woods

Paula, Jann and I walked in Chapel Wood, near Braunton: an area of ancient woodland densely covering a steep rounded hill. You reach it by crossing a field a little way off the A361. I was glad of the opportunity … Continue reading

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Heddon’s Mouth: we love it here

 video still – Linda Gordon Last weekend we revisited the natural unspoilt beauty of the Heddon Valley at Heddon’s Mouth, Exmoor. Fabulous spring weather in this steep wooded valley, with the continual sound of birdsong and rushing water from the fast-moving stream.  At the … Continue reading

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Repeating patterns…

I went back to the fallen tree a few days ago, and developed my work a little bit further. Gathering and arranging the tiny fragments of pottery and china strewn all over the beach – I dropped, this time, into a … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Wood

I am walking down the steep-sided valley through dense tangled trees towards the beach at Peppercombe… Strange how my strongest impression is one of silence, when all around me is sound: the distant sea roar, the wind playing in the … Continue reading

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Through the Trees

Last month I walked from Bucks Mill to Peppercombe, picking my way slowly along the steep muddy track through the woods above the cliffs. Continue reading

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