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Knitting with Ivy: Jesus Puja


Yes, this is ivy and I’ve been knitting with it. On bamboo needles. It was a sudden urge. Some of it I did in the middle of the night. Continue reading

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Living and Dyeing


“Walking was an essential component of our work. There was music. There were rich silences. Times of deep listening, experiential drawing and the gathering of “gorgeous nothings”…spontaneous poetry noted while wandering as well as performances of aleatory poetry created by reading together.”

Is this Heaven? This is Australian artist India Flint talking about the first of some masterclasses she held this year in Newburgh, a village on the banks of the River Tay (Scotland). It was a site-specific four-day intensive focussing on “… the deep experience of place through immersion in this very particular tidal riparian landscape.” She explains, … Continue reading

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Bobbles and Rambles


I stumbled across the above video – a brief history of the UK’s Ramblers Association – quite by chance the other day.  I was surprised and a bit puzzled by the derision and vitriol of some of the comments. I had no idea that bobbles (the woolly ones attached to … Continue reading

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