30 Apr 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-04-30 10:57:00

Taking Thread and Word to Edinburgh I am preparing a walk as a part of the Threads exhibition at Dundas St Gallery, the walk will take place on  the 7th of July from 2 - 4 pm.Looking ForwardI visited Edinburgh on Monday  April 24th with ...

26 Apr 2017 | Walking Off the Big Apple

A Walk in Sakura Park

Sakura Park, a small city park just north of W. 122nd Street between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue in Morningside Heights, derives its name from the Japanese word for “cherry blossom.” In 1909 the Committee of Japanese Residents of New York, as ...

26 Apr 2017 | exercises in being here

Wolf traces

Yesterday, when I went for a walk through the woods where I spent most of my childhood and "climbed" the Haarlerberg, the "mountain of Haarle" (63,2 meters), I forgot I still had a sticker of a wolf attached to my forehead, planted there by my niece...

25 Apr 2017 | Spaziergangswissenschaft

Unpacking Burckhardt

Die Rahmen der Reihe Unpacking Burckhardt wird die Bibliothek von Lucius und Annemarie Burckhardt von dem Vermittlungsprogramm „eine Erfahrung“ der documenta 14 im Peppermint in Kassel nach und nach in monatlich stattfindenden Veranstaltungen ausgepack...

25 Apr 2017 | Spaziergangswissenschaft

Das Spazierbüro • Ein Festival

Herrreinspaziert! – lerjentours, die Agentur für Gehkultur, lädt auf dem Werdmühleplatz in Zürich ins «Spazierbüro». Anleitungen, Anregungen, Walks und Gespräche zu Spazierkunst und zur Kunst des Spazierens. Dabei sind die Spazierkünstlerin Simone Ette...

23 Apr 2017 | ossjay

Rights restored around Eglwysilan common today

Tomorrow, pesky access-blockers may be back, but today belonged to the people who have rights on Mynydd Eglwysilan Common: commoners, byway drivers and trail, quad and pedal bikers, horse riders, walkers, roamers were all there to let the landowners know … Continue reading →

23 Apr 2017 | StoryWeaving

Old Story New Story

Today I have uploaded all the blogs from my facebook page The Warriors’ Way – A Journey to the Heart onto my blog here so that you can follow the story of my walk across Wales all in one place…Enjoy!   The Pilgrimage Begins – 31st May 2015 We live in changing times; the great turning […]

23 Apr 2017 | StoryWeaving

Traces of Long Forgotten Truths

June 2015 Day 1 Leaving the Great House, the charming old Welsh long house where I’d spent the night in a room overlooking the river Usk far from the madding crowds of Newport, I was struck by the rightness of the huge wooden sculpture carved from oak tree roots at the end of the road […]

23 Apr 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-04-23 13:54:00

Developing Thread and WordSo the work progresses in many different ways.QuipucamayocsI have been busy in the studio making 'Quipucamayocs', a series of artefacts using the ropes knotted by walkers during the development of the walks culminating in Thre...

23 Apr 2017 | exercises in being here

memory of a bumblebee

just now i was sitting outside in my garden somewhere in the countryside in the netherlands drinking coffee and looking at the birds chasing each other when i heard a bumblebee just behind me the low humming and i remembered a day in sweden years ago w...

22 Apr 2017 | Walking Off the Big Apple

Forest Bathing in Central Park

Any day is good for a walk in nature known as Shinrin-yoku, also called "forest bathing," but on Friday in New York City, the opportunity was particularly welcome. In the morning, the subway system went awry after a ConEd power loss inside a station at...

21 Apr 2017 | Talking Walking

Sharon Thompson talking walking

Australian Sharon Thompson trained as a classical singer and contemporary vocalist, worked in a variety of musical contexts, in addition to performing and devising, she coaches solo artists for TV and Music Theatre and the music industry. Passionate about the natural environment, she’s been known to turn her musical skills to assisting with environmental campaigns. Sharon’s private […]