Weaving Stories Sea and Sand

Although I come from a cotton mill town in East Lancashire, I love sea swimming and dipping especially in cold water. I have lived near the sea for the last twenty years but it is only in the last two years that I have actually enjoyed going in the sea especially in the winter months.Continue reading “Weaving Stories Sea and Sand”

A writing retreat and a bit of hygge

Felix Gade Hut is situated on the East Side of Lundy Island and was the Time Check office for the Quarry workers in 1863. Courtesy of the Boys Brigade (a group of men who visit Lundy each year) there is now a bench running around the circumference of the hut. This creates a seating areaContinue reading “A writing retreat and a bit of hygge”

The arrivals

The boat is a crucial link for the Island, it’s a lifeline for the Island as it not only brings passengers but supplies and communications from the mainland. One Autumn day, I sat watching the boat arrive at the Jetty, I penned a few observational notes, what follows is the result. I watch and waitContinue reading “The arrivals”

A pilgrimage through Ancient woodlands

I would like to take you on part of a route followed in June known as the Jerusalem’ Pilgrimage, from Haslemere to Chichester. Dismounting from the train in Haslemere you head out of the town, past the large gated houses. After about 15 minutes you leave the busy road and enter the ancient woodland. FirstContinue reading “A pilgrimage through Ancient woodlands”

Holy Wells

Devon has over 300 Holy Wells and Springs. According to the website insearchofholywellsandhealingsprings.com “A holy well, or sacred spring, is a small body of water emerging from underground and revered either in a Pagan or Christian context, often both. Holy wells were frequently pagan sacred sites that later became Christianized. The term ‘holy well’ isContinue reading “Holy Wells”

Formative Review Feedback

Feedback from staff and Students at PCA Jessica Corlett – Student11:17 Walk On exhibition that was in Plymouth 6/7 years ago Timothy Ridley – Student11:17 Derrida, ‘The animal that therefore I am” Jessica Corlett – Student11:19 sound mapping Leah Jewitt – Student11:21 The walk itself is a piece of art Timothy Ridley – Student11:21 MarcusContinue reading “Formative Review Feedback”

Risograph Printing

Risograph printing sits between photocopying and screen printing. Its process works on the same principles of layering images as you would do in screen printing. The reason why I wanted to try the Risograph process, was to give me an understanding of the process which as it is ideal for multi run prints it couldContinue reading “Risograph Printing”

The Narcissistic Daffodil

In March whilst still in lockdown, I took a back door pilgrimage. The walk I had planned started from my doorstep and its purpose was to link two sites of religious significance. St Anne Chapel and St Brannocks Church. My mini pilgrimage started at St Annes Chapel in Saunton. My intention for this mini pilgrimageContinue reading “The Narcissistic Daffodil”