Category Archives: Landscape

Weland Mind-Weld…

14th September 2021… * ‘On such a day as this two fools who laughed at death embarked upon the adventure of a lifetime…’ * …Today, the adventure is all but over with just a sealing of fire and water, inevitably, … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger…

Images and Text from the Silent Eye Workshop: Whispers in the West… Or maybe… * Not quite… Continue Viewing at The Silent Eye

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Gone

No ghosts remembered No permission sought for death No pardon asked No oaks will grow in grace here Profit sang a louder song The hedgerows have been uprooted. The avenue of stately oaks felled and carted away, mud-caked and unmourned … Continue reading

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North-easterly: In Face of History

We could hardly spend so much time in the churchyard at Rudston without visiting the church. While the Monolith alone was worth the long detour from our route home,  we were quite interested to see what kind of place had … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Sidetracked and Gobsmacked

We had chosen to take a very long route home for one simple reason… there was something we wanted to see that was never going to be on our way to anywhere. So the possible three hour journey took us … Continue reading

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Magical mornings

It was a luminous dawn, the world blanketed in a thick cocoon of frost against the darkness and silence of a newborn morning. The sun rose, pale and gold, strewing a million diamonds on the tarmac path; setting a fire … Continue reading

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The long night

The seasons turn as we approach the turning point, the Solstice…  the longest night… just three short weeks away.  And yet, the sky is beautiful this morning, a clear, deep blue graced with the lights of heaven. The world is … Continue reading

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A foggy morning

I scrape the ice from the windscreen, looking with little enthusiasm at the heavy pall of fog that blankets the world. November… we’ve done well to make it this far without ice on the windows. Even so, my fingers are … Continue reading

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Alternative archaeology

‘Shadowing’ is the apparent… and disputed… reproduction in the stone of many ancient monuments of prominent features in the landscape. A monolith in a stone circle that aligns with and captures the shape of a nearby peak… the capstone of … Continue reading

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To Greet the Dawn

I wandered nto the living roomat four, having given the whole sleeping business up for the night.  Ani raised one ear and an eyebrow then curled up tight and refused to budge. It is odd though, now that I do … Continue reading

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