11 Dec 2019

Sound Walk September 2019 winners

For the Sound Walk September Awards 2019, over 60 contributions were accepted, connected to over 80 events worldwide. Accepted pieces were sound walks, or walking pieces, created in 2019. A huge variety of formats, approaches and subjects from a wide range of creative disciplines, including arts, heritage and history, health and wellbeing, silence and architecture, social practices, journalism, performance, literature and … More

08 Dec 2019 | rdb notes

Lion’s Holt

I journeyed from Aberystwyth to Lympstone, involving 5 trains - the last leg was the branch line from Exeter Central down to Exmouth. As you will know, Central was the high level station operated by Southern, who also controlled the Exmouth branch, g...

03 Dec 2019

Call for submissions Streetnotes : “Walking in the Digital City”

Dr Claudia Brazzale and Blake Morris are editing a special issue of Streetnotes, a peer-reviewed biannual journal for the interdisciplinary study of the city, its lifeways and social relations, with a special concern for the cultural and aesthetic forms that arise through its traffic. A new generation of artists working in and across disciplines – dance/choreography, performance, visual art, music, … More

07 Jun 2019 | rdb notes

Llanfihangel Genau’r Glyn [Llandre]

In search of Castell Gwallter. The castle was a text book motte and bailey (lat/long 52.462459, -4.028706), presumably of timber that was built by a Norman invader (Walter de Bec), captured by a Welsh chieftain (Owain Gwynedd), retaken by the Frenc...

07 Jun 2019 | rdb notes

Llanfihangel Genau’r Glyn [Llandre]

In search of Castell Gwallter. The castle was a text book motte and bailey (lat/long 52.462459, -4.028706), presumably of timber that was built by a Norman invader (Walter de Bec), captured by a Welsh chieftain (Owain Gwynedd), retaken by the Frenc...

21 May 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-05-21 05:22:00

A Wander with Thread and Word.   Contemporary Art and Ritual St Pancras GalleryThis exhibition ends todayThis Wander took place last Saturday at St Pancras Crypt . I was delighted to be given the opportunity to create a wander which took...

14 Apr 2019 | rdb notes

A covert trip

The Frau went to Belfast with a sister only marginally less beautiful than herself, leaving open an opportunity. Having been plagued with foot/leg pains for too long, and having learned to live with it most days, I wanted to know whether a long walk wo...

14 Apr 2019 | rdb notes

A covert trip

The Frau went to Belfast with a sister only marginally less beautiful than herself, leaving open an opportunity. Having been plagued with foot/leg pains for too long, and having learned to live with it most days, I wanted to know whether a long walk wo...

11 Apr 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-04-11 09:29:00

Some snippets ( with photos) ' Cabinet 'at Espacio Gallery Curated by Jenny TimmerThis has been a really interesting exhibition to take part in, with thanks to all the lovely artists involved and, in particular to Jenny Timmer who has selected the...

04 Apr 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-04-04 08:06:00

"Sumak Kawsay" a limited edition book of poems.     by Thread and WordA Thread and Word publication, usingriso printing (an eco -friendly method for printing using soya based inks and recycled paper which works in a similar method to screen p...

25 Jan 2019 | rdb notes

Brexit preparations

M Thatcher, who went on to commit damage to our country that rivalled D Cameron's, was once vilified for stockpiling groceries in anticipation of upcoming food shortages [1974], which she countered was nothing more than good housekeeping. “I am just...

25 Jan 2019 | rdb notes

Brexit preparations

M Thatcher, who went on to commit damage to our country that rivalled D Cameron's, was once vilified for stockpiling groceries in anticipation of upcoming food shortages [1974], which she countered was nothing more than good housekeeping. “I am just...