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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Process of Reclamation from Inside the Outside on Vimeo. This lovely film by Inside the Outside tells the story of the slate quarries of the Lake district and their return to a new landscape. Its soundtrack features Rivertones’ own Kate Carr. Enjoy.
Words by Neil Thomson, photographs by David Titlow * Darling, darling, just in case Rivets fail or engines burn I forget the time and place But your flesh was sweet to learn ‘Elegy Just in Case’ – John Ciardi, 1944 * There is an almost universal practice amongst airmen during wartime of leaving a letter, […]