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Crowcombe in August

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Dartmoor in September

This shift from August to September is one of my favourite times, especially out on the hills..the purple and green of heather, the yellow (and scent!!) of the gorse, the light spikes and smear of grasses, and the changing skies. And there’s something about knowing that these places have gone through all this since they began, and you’re only catching a part of it.

We walked up high, and the mist came over..Lying in bed in the evening, I could feel it still there in my body, the mist, the earth, the smell of coconut and green, time turning..

Something about the hint of autumn wakes me up  (I think it’s supposed to do the opposite..?!) But the warm of summer feels to me like incubation…when autumn comes, ideas for things seem to spring up and fall out to me, a bit like the falling leaves!

I’ve been studying for a diploma in horticulture over the past year and it’s made me feel even more connected to the things growing all around us. I wonder if  looking through a lens or writing about these things will feel different, in the same way that knowing about a person helps a portrait?

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Bovey Contemporary Craft Festival – Revisted

A while ago, I took some photographs at the Bovey Tracey Contemporary Craft Festival.

I had such a great day – walking around, admiring and photographing. These kinds of events make you yearn to make things..

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Jane Blease

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Each one of these people is worth checking out and supporting – follow the links and be inspired!

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