Sunday, June 04, 2023
Photograph of the Rheinterrasse on the third floor of the Berlin Vaterland building, with its view overlooking the river between Sankt Goar ...
Friday, June 02, 2023
Drinking the Rivers of Dartmoor
A few weeks ago I saw this at the National Gallery's excellent exhibition themed around Saint Francis of Assisi . It reminded me that I ...
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Jena before us in the lovely valley
“Jena before us in the lovely valley” This is the beginning of Gottfried Benn's poem 'Jena' (1926), translated by Michael Hoffma...
Sunday, May 07, 2023
Last year I bought the latest New Arcadian Journal , Atlantic Flowers: The Naval Memorials of Little Sparta . 'The upland garden of Lit...
Wednesday, May 03, 2023
I have been reading Rob St John's Örö (available via Bandcamp ), a book based on fieldwork and experiments undertaken during two periods...
Friday, April 28, 2023
I had been looking forward to ' Sussex Landscape: Chalk, Wood and Water ' at Pallant House but was sadly too ill to go down and see ...
Sunday, April 16, 2023
A landscape submerged
The St. Elizabeth's Day Flood , c. 1490-95 During the night of 19 November 1421 a heavy storm caused rivers to surge, dikes to overflo...
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