Monthly Archives: July 2016

A Thought on Bundling


“Bundling, wrapping items (from nature or wherever) turns emotion, memory, time and space (past and present) into objects which personify and make visible, these invisible forces.”    Ann Isik

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The Artist who Drew with the Sun; the Meissner Effect and the Apostle Paul


The Artist who Drew with the Sun is the heading over an article in Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. The artist is Roger Ackling, who died in 2014. Excerpted: “One does not have to know how to bring meaning to one’s life: searching is to bring … Continue reading

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Landscaping Your Life with Alison Smith and King Hezekiah


I’ve written in recent blogs about the metaphors relating to the square – that have impinged on me while I’ve been tending to the blocks of squares in which I’m growing veggies at my allotment. Following on from my previous post, … Continue reading

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Squares Activated and the Importance of Boundaries


I took the photo on the left a few days ago. Had I taken it the day before, you’d not have been able to see the squares of veggies (the wooden frames) for the height of the grass surrounding them.  We … Continue reading

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Art Quotes I Like and Why


“A painting [work of art] is a layering of thoughts and visual impressions piling up history and sensations. An open ended experience where the viewer adds his or her own notions to those of the artist.”    Richard Diebenkorn I particularly … Continue reading

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