Monthly Archives: April 2016

Visual Journal 2 – Taking a Line for a (Poetic) Walk


Well, from the start I haven’t been able to keep up a daily visual journal. To be honest, I didn’t believe I would be able to achieve that. Something with a thousand different names, from Life to …  seeks to … Continue reading

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Visual Journal


For some time I’ve thought I ought to be making a daily visual journal to replenish my well of images (image wells drain away very quickly, need constant refilling) and decided yesterday to begin. I’ll post a day behind, to … Continue reading

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The Queen’s 90th Birthday – Sullied


There has been a series of programmes on UK TV about The Monarchy, as part of the celebration of HM Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday.  Each episode of the series has been advertised by an excerpt in which a man is stating that Diana … Continue reading

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Intimate / Infinite


Originally posted on Wheel of Seasons:
Intimate / Infinite ~ paper clay, pigment, wood, hole. Advent 2015 In the season of Advent, we ponder the mystery of our relationship with that which is Infinite.  Here is the poem that goes…

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The Shape of Silence


“Silence is something more than just a pause; it is that enchanted place where space is cleared and time is stayed and the horizon itself expands.” Pico Iyer (Time Magazine via Jennifer Coyne Qudeen The Time Magazine article is well worth a … Continue reading

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Shaping Space


“Conversation is influenced by the shape of the space where people are gathered. Rows and a lectern is a shape for delivering a message; circle is a shape for putting purpose in the middle and listening to every participant’s contribution to … Continue reading

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Looking Again: Correspondences and Mapping Death


A couple of days ago I learnt that I’d been accepted into Ning’s Artist Book 3.0 group and I’ve been busy uploading images to albums on my Ning personal page. In the process of looking again at works I’ve not viewed … Continue reading

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This Blog is Alive and Buzzing


Just in case you thought I’d gone away. I’m recovering from March, that’s all, being a Mad March Hare (Chinese Astrology). I’m full of Spring Fever now. Like this busy buzzing ginger bee making the most of an alpine flower, … Continue reading

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