Spirit of Place

“All a poet can do today is warn. That is why the true poet must be truthful.”

above statement by Wilfred Owen, the greatest First World War poet. In honour of Remembrance Sunday, here is the Foresters’ House in Northern France where British poet & soldier Wilfred Owen wrote his last letter home (sheltering in the cellar) before … Continue reading

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Spirit of Place Website Launches!

The website for my new project about landscape art is now live, beautifully designed by Nigel Marshall.  Spirt of Place Norfolk is mapping contemporary artists living and working in North Norfolk. It is an attempt to understand better the genus of … Continue reading

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David Hockney: I’m very busy painting England

It was good to hear David Hockney speak of his love of nature when interviewed forBBC’s Front Row tonight. He said that England was a beautiful country and we should all get out more and see it. He also called … Continue reading

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Mapping Norfolk, exhibition by Kabir Hussain

I was pleased to attend an excellent exhibition of work by Kabir Hussain from his on-going landscape project – “Mapping Norfolk 3” at the Greyfriars Art Space Kings Lynn, held over the August Bank Holiday weekend. On show were charcoal drawings … Continue reading

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