Into the Woods: Early Autumn in the Fifth Element

25 September 2015 // On Nature

Old coppice, by Andreas Groeger Words: Katherine Price In August, I received my first Christmas catalogue through the post. Goodbye RHS, that’s the last straw. Don’t try to rob me of the precious weeks ahead. These last few nights I have been woken by the thump of the neighbour’s apples falling on the garden fence. […]

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Folklore Tapes: The Folklore of plants

24 September 2015 // Miscellany

Plant-Lore-Promo from Folklore Tapes on Vimeo. Cures, magic, divination and portents are all connected with the rich variety of available plant life, especially in verdant Britain. This up coming film brings the lore of plants to life with automated organic projection sculptures, narration and improvised sonic accompaniment on hand made instruments. Folklore Tapes

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A Good Life Experience

23 September 2015 // Events

Last weekend was spent on the Hawarden estate in the county of Flintshire at the second ever Good Life Experience. We’d like to thank everyone that came and said hello, bought a book from our shop, listened to a talk and danced to the music on Saturday night. Thanks to the festival founders Charlie, Caroline, […]

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Memorious Earth: A Longitudinal Study

23 September 2015 // Art //Landscape

Memorious Earth: A Longitudinal Study by Autumn Richardson and Richard Skelton Corbel Stone Press. Book, DVD and download. Out now. Review by Rob St John In 2011, Autumn Richardson and Richard Skelton moved to a remote fell-side cottage below Dunnerdale in the Western Lake District. Here, they undertook a series of topographical investigations into the […]

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Kurt Jackson: A Cornish Bestiary

22 September 2015 // Art

Kurt Jackson Marazion murmerations. 2013 oil on canvas 122 x 122cm Natural history and the arts have been the two threads running throughout Jackson’s life. Jackson has chosen to look again at zoology and make a body of work about fauna. Many of the subjects are the day to day animals he comes across – […]

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