31 Jan 2018 | open walk

Justin Timberlake and Bono – Pre Super Bowl 2018

We meet a few blocks from the new stadium on the evening of January 30.  The early darkness of winter has already blanketed the town in a hushed cold.  We decide to walk away from the stadium to avoid being seen.  Both my walking partners slouch in the cover of their oversized hoods, seeking to […]

28 Jan 2018 | exercises in being here

Pink directions

The city I live in is generous with her gifts. The plants I found on the street together with their naked guardian angel (she appears to be half woman, half plant, a soilmaid) a few weeks ago have been producing pink flowers ever since. Yesterday a ...

28 Jan 2018 | Radical Stroud

Counter-Heritage

People’s Heritage PEOPLE’S HERITAGE CARD Introduction and Explanation We are all used to blue plaque heritage for the rich and famous, but this is a day for the chip plate ordinary people. Collect a People’s Heritage Card and complete your People’...

28 Jan 2018 | StoryWeaving

The Old Ones are Calling

The old ones are calling us, way across the oceans of time They have something to tell us Want to help us In our search for a new way of being They are calling us back to see our roots To understand how we came to be here   The old ones are calling us […]

25 Jan 2018 | Tracey M Benson

Ancient Journeys @ CSIRO Discovery Centre

My most recent works are on display at the CSIRO Discovery Centre until 2 March 2018. For international followers CSIRO means “Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.” The exhibition, Ancient Journeys: Waters of the Past expands on the Waters of the Past project and the bigger Words for Water project. I am having a closing […]

25 Jan 2018 | Museum of Walking

Chasing the Dream

Can it really get better than being paid to go for a walk – not just any old walk, like the errands I used to be asked to undertake as a child whenever my pocket money was depleted, but instead go and discover the Lake District, the north Norfolk coast, or the South Downs, and […]

25 Jan 2018 | exercises in being here

True

“People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks & Essays on the Writer, the Reader & the Imagination

25 Jan 2018 | Everyone's Blog Posts - Making Routes

Retreating: Thinking, Making, Being

Over the past few years I have undertaken numerous creative residential retreats. This prompted me to think about the benefits of these processes for artists, writers, thinkers and performance makers. All images are the author's own from the Performing Wild Geographies event at the Knepp Estate in October 2017. Retreating: Thinking, Making, Being The word retreat implicitly has the promise of a “treat” within it, referring to the…

24 Jan 2018 | From Hill to Sea

This Little Boat

We were delighted to be asked to ‘dazzle’ a vessel to join an ever-expanding fleet of tiny peace boats, sailing throughout the world on people power. This Little Boat is an evolving project conceived and initiated by artist and teacher Kathryn … Continue reading →