Category Archives: Walking

Oak Flowers on Silk – an Epitaph


There may not be another Spring in this park, so here is a bouquet in tribute, of flowers of oak, on silk. Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings


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A Treasury of Leaves: Eco Print on Silk


An eco print (botanical pressure print) on silk, from my recent batch. The red dye is from red Virginia Creeper leaves. I was lucky to get the leaves. Normally, Virginia Creeper is found decorating the walls of private houses and … Continue reading

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A Walk through my Blog – Treasure and Trash


I received a trophy from WordPress the other day, to acknowledge my sixth anniversary as a WordPress blogger. I’ve written 560 blog posts. That’s a lot of words. This has become a year of big walks – big changes. Well, … Continue reading

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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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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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Inch of the Day 30 September 2015: Walking the White Cliffs and Looking at an Horizon


As it was my husband’s birthday today and the weather was fine, we drove down to an old and favourite walking haunt,  St Margaret’s at Cliffe. We lunched at The Pines Garden Tea Rooms as usual, which serves mega-amounts of delicious dishes prepared … Continue reading

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Walking the Cosmos: Blood Moon


Yes, I stayed up most of the night to watch the super blood moon total lunar eclipse. It began about 1 in the morning here in southern England with a bit of red on the top curve and then I … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project: Next Stop on its ‘Walk’: Oakville, Ontario


I received an email the other day from Arthouse Coop’s Sketchbook Project team telling me someone had viewed my sketchbook at The Loop, Chicago venue of the tour. There are over 33,000 sketchbooks on this year’s tour, so I wonder what the odds are on that happening? I know I’ve at least one mathematician follower, so if you read this, I hope you’ll figure it out for me. I don’t know who my viewer was, but I thank him or her. I hope you enjoyed it. If you read this and I think the odds are that you won’t, Anonymous, do step forward. Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Flash Fiction Challenge: The Beyond


The Beyond

These circular kitchens were scattered throughout the vast wood. Each had stone chimney, oven, well. Doors descended to a stone honeycomb – each settlement’s quarters. We cooked, kept warm, socialised. For food, we hunted to the wood’s perimeters – an encircling fence, beyond which was further woodland – but it was accepted that we never crossed over. Continue reading

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