Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fairy Stories

I like stories. Landscapes are full of them – lying one on top of another like the geological strata. Uncover one of them and you reveal the traces of many more below, but all add up to the rich narratives … Continue reading

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Of Mists and Mountains

I wrote a post on my normal blog – Mud ‘n Art – on wandering the hills alone and the experience of photography… of mists and mountains

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Inventions

I’m now well and truly engrossed in John Muir’s writings. The early years stuff about his childhood in Scotland, then as settlers in America is an amazing document of rural existence in the mid 19thC. But it’s the bit from … Continue reading

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Views (reposted)

N.B. – this post was previously published to my Tumblr blog I broke into my volume of John Muir writings. I wanted to get a bit more insight into this idea of Wilderness and why he fought so hard to … Continue reading

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