The Present Topography: Landscape Found

31 July 2017 // Landscape

An incomplete survey of the landmass, drawn on foot by Maxim Peter Griffin

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The Present Topography: Landscape Found

9 July 2017 // Art //Landscape

An incomplete survey of the landmass, drawn on foot by Maxim Peter Griffin 1. People drifting, following the tracks – mammoth ways northward Across what becomes the Channel and the German Sea into uplands A fresh territory – the hunting is good The glaciers are receding and these grasses make for good grazing Stay quarter […]

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Ancient Landscapes

28 May 2017 // Art //Landscape

Luke Turner delves into British Art – Ancient Landscapes, the Salisbury Museum exhibition bringing together 250 years of artistic responses to the British landscape. A still from the Derek Jarman film ‘A Journey To Avebury’ The landscape around Salisbury is some of the most resonant in England, not despite the heavy interference of humans over […]

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The Way Of The Hare – an unreliable account

25 February 2017 // Landscape //Music

Memory Band founder-member Stephen Cracknell visits the landscape which provided the inspiration for their latest LP, A Fair Field: It took me a while to get out of Norwich. Needing a map, I had to climb the hill to a bookshop from the train station, slipping through the early lunchtime crowds. Then, confused by road […]

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In Praise of Fog

9 January 2017 // Landscape //Weather

Words and pictures: Jennifer Lucy Allan Last week I cycled along the coast from Southend to Leigh-On-Sea through a dense fog. On this route I can usually see the Kent coast across the estuary. Sometimes I can make out the metal frames of the gas holders at the power station, and in summer there is […]

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