13 Mar 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-03-13 13:12:00

"Let's Talk about Vivienne"A walk , by the Walking with the Waste Land group at the Turner Contemporary.  Saturday March 11th.A Photo Diary, creating new encounters.Jill RockatTurner ContemporaryInvoking Vivienne, through the SybilEpigra...

09 Mar 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-03-09 14:58:00

Let's Talk about Vivienne.This walk includes a performance by Jill Rock, inspired by the Epigraph to the Wasteland, ‘Sybil”A small intervention by Elspeth Penfold at the Nayland Rock Shelter.’Menstrual Discord’. Referencing Cecilia Vicuña’s ‘Quipu...

09 Mar 2017 | The Tour of All Tours

The Reality Tour of Nanjing

Moving to a new city brings with it many new opportunities for tours. As well as tours of local museums and historical sites, the usual suspect tours, there are often more informal tours that also accompany any move. This tour is one of those: I m...

08 Mar 2017 | Janette Kerr: Extreme Seas

Monday 10th October – Blomstrandbreen trek – "Get off the tundra!"

--> Monday 10.10.2016  Blomstrandbreen  79°00,2´N, 012°13.1´E Cloudy and overcast, a dark but beautiful morning. 2°C, 2m/s. Sunrise 09:45 – Sunset 17:41A wet foggy start to the day, still dark while we eat breakfast; even as we assemble on deck and climb into the Zodiacs it’s only just about getting light. We travel towards shore in the gloom of early morning, a pale green sea, mist clinging low to the mountains. No-one speaks, the bay is full of ...

08 Mar 2017 | Janette Kerr: Extreme Wave Theory Project

Monday 10th October – Blomstrandbreen trek – "Get off the tundra!"

--> Monday 10.10.2016  Blomstrandbreen  79°00,2´N, 012°13.1´E Cloudy and overcast, a dark but beautiful morning. 2°C, 2m/s. Sunrise 09:45 – Sunset 17:41A wet foggy start to the day, still dark while we eat breakfast; even as we assemble on deck and climb into the Zodiacs it’s only just about getting light. We travel towards shore in the gloom of early morning, a pale green sea, mist clinging low to the mountains. No-one speaks, the bay is full of ...

06 Mar 2017 | walk time place sound

Northumbrian Rants: Rant 4

Rant 4 Step 1 A relatively early start (on February 5th) so that I am at the first site shortly after sunup.  A large field of winter wheat and still, cold air.  It doesn’t seem to be overlooked by any … Continue reading →

03 Mar 2017 | ossjay

Lost Connections in Art in the Attic, Porth

Marion Cheung-Webber’s art works are well worth a visit to the gallery at The Factory, Porth called Art in the Attic.  It’s a really nice space. “Lost Connections” is a series of subtle works capturing young people absorbed in digital … Continue reading →

03 Mar 2017 | ossjay

Celebrating in the Wilderness

The Wilderness near Mitcheldean in Gloucestershire was the choice for my friend and ex-colleague Emily’s 50th birthday weekend.  As well as the wonderful company, food and drink and brilliant passtimes, games and musical talents, the place itself was great.  I … Continue reading →