Tag Archives: Walks

Escape to the Black Mountains


So we decided last Friday night to have an adventure. We got up at 4.30 Saturday morning and headed off to The Black Mountains: Y Mynyddoedd Duon in Welsh. Continue reading

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Walking into Love, a Sonnet: The Loving Quark


The Loving Quark

Said Einstein, “into nature look, look deep
and better all things will you understand.”
To look into the heart – the seat
of love – he was, it seemed, imploring man. Continue reading

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Walking Rye Harbour


I found this shell (mollusc) while walking the beach at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve last Saturday. Look, it’s a fan and at its centre, another smaller fan. Continue reading

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Walking and Falling (Salt and Snow)


Snowdrop
snow drop
lamb drop
In snow
salt circles
burns snow
Life flowers Continue reading

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A Drawing and On Drawing


I began this drawing earlier in the year – before breaking my shoulder. I haven’t done much of this kind of drawing – in situ, in front of a subject, with just a pencil and a piece of paper, and for a long time. I am out of practice. Clearly, by all the alterations. But you have to get it right, no matter what it takes. Or how long. This took about 4 hours over 2 days. It’s of a group of plants on a pedestal table with a round metal top, in our garden. Continue reading

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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights V


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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights III


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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights II


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Walking Wisley: Visual Delights I


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Walking Wisley


Wisley is the Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship garden.It also home to the national collection of rhubarbs and a recent visit coincided with a celebration of rhubarb, which, like Marmite, you either love or hate! Continue reading

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