I’ve been at Penlan Uchaf again this week at Banc Organics catching up with everyone, and spending time with the seedlings, doing some drawing.
garden work – questions
What are the emotional landscapes that we need to foster in order to support the positive long-term systems (and behaviour ) change that our environmental and climate crises challenges us with? What does a sophisticated and generous psychology look like, and how can we use that kind of emotional intelligence in this struggle? How do […]
Just before dusk today I coppiced the willows that make a windbreak and screen at the bottom of my garden. Actually, what I do is cut the stems back to the main trunk about knee height, somewhere between coppicing and pollarding. I do it every year some time after midwinter, it takes only about half […]
Lately I’ve been very joyfully putting together an exhibition with Roz Moreton and Suzie Ross, with works made from out of slow time in the garden of 41 Lady Street, Kidwelly. More information on our Gwendraeth Arts Lab web page.
In my post today I just want to share with you a little bit about my research into an artwork in Liverpool called the Granby Winter Garden. This is part of my writing work about hope in art. The writer Rebecca Solnit, talking about hope, and its relationship with the past and with grief and […]
garden paintings, 2020
Just to let you know, I have added a page to my project pages on this website – for my garden paintings of earlier this year. These mixed media drawings and paintings, looking close-in at very small growing things. They were made in my garden during the coronavirus lock-down here in Wales. To put it […]
A listening link for the sound of rain in my garden yesterday evening, just after nightfall. Listening to the sound of the rain is so lovely, and so soothing.