Winter dawn at the Little Asby Hawthorn

before the sun shows itself / the stillness seems stiller / it is the space between breaths / the lost space between dreaming and waking … dawn at the Little Asby Hawthorn Read More

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The Long View Video & Exhibition Extension

It has been just over two months since The Long View exhibition opened in Grizedale Forest. We’ve been more than heartened with the wonderfully positive response and the numbers of people who have made their way to the gallery, and we’re delighted to announce that the show will carry on for longer than originally planned… Read More

The Long View Exhibition

The Long View exhibition is at Grizedale Forest June 21st – August 31st 2017. Trees, The Lake District, Walking, Photography, Poetry … a celebration of all of these and an invitation to pause and reflect.
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Taking the Long View in the Troutbeck Valley

I’ve just seen a blackcap fly out of the tree, wander around the grass by the trunk, then fly onto a rock in the beck. White belly, dust brown back and wings, and a black cap to top off its white face. A dipper flew by earlier and now a pair of ducks – mallards – has… Read More

Back from the Dark Walks

The day after midwinter’s day and we’re off the hills, sitting in the warmth of Tebay services enjoying a decent coffee and watching the weather through the window, and just wanted to share a few pictures and thoughts before we head away from our computers again for Christmas. All through last night and when we… Read More

In anticipation of the dark

The year is drawing towards its shortest day here in the northern hemisphere. It seems a natural time to slow down, to enter a sort of hibernation and withdraw, settle into a kind of sleep. But for most people there isn’t a slowing down. Rather there’s a final push of hard work to get the… Read More

Rising: poetry in place

Yesterday was one of those autumn days when golds, reds and greens become dazzling against a bright sky. Glencoyne Woodland was dreamy – sunlight making the canopies of ash, oak and sycamore leaves a play of translucent colour. Once again the weather forecast was spot on, and our choice of day to hang the orange… Read More