Category Archives: Making changes

Backwater wanderings

The summer term is cranking up a gear. School photos were last week, Finch instantly recognisable with his white blonde curly hair in the front row with his pre-school pals. Little Owl also easily identifiable by the chunk of hair … Continue reading

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Home

This is a long one. You’d better grab a cuppa. Recently someone I know wrote an online article about home, and it got me thinking. The topic of ‘home’ is one I have gnawed and gnawed at over the years. … Continue reading

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An eventful weekend

Did you survive the snow? Apart from the odd mound left from road clearing, ours has all gone. After living in Scotland I find snow so evocative, especially being in a rural community.  As many of you will know, country … Continue reading

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‘What-if’ stuff

I went to sleep last night surrounded by precariously balanced piles of our belongings. I seemed to get the camping equipment and home brew kit on my side, while Big Dreamer contended with tins of paint and Christmas decorations. We … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Loving Vincent

One more quick one before I go away…my friend and I saw the premier of Loving Vincent on Monday. It was played live from the National Gallery to selected cinemas around the country and it came to Exeter. It’s a … Continue reading

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Sailing and sowing

The summer holidays are drawing to a close. School re-starts on Tuesday. The fantastic weather over the bank holiday was a great way to end and was worth all the previous weeks of dreariness. We finally launched a little sailing … Continue reading

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Postscript

As a postscript to my last post, I was recently reading about the cities of the world with the most trees. There’s a very cool-looking website put together by MIT called Treepedia where they are charting the green canopy of … Continue reading

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Rogationtide

A blog I love to read is called Dove Grey Reader Scribbles, written by a community nurse living in the Tamar valley. It’s mostly about books but she also sometimes writes about the countryside around her. A while ago she … Continue reading

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Transforming Conflict

Here’s a piece of work I did back in February for the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) for their annual conference called Transforming Conflict. This illustration was massively inspired by a wonderful piece of film created by Felipe Bustos … Continue reading

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