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A gentle stroll in the woods

We have been down the woods a few times recently. Looking at the colours and enjoying the walk not thinking much just experiencing the landscape. Fred is off searching and I’m just looking at the trees in a strange ‘semi […]

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The Gun Dogs

Fred has cut his back leg and does not seem too fused about going out this morning. He is curled up comfortable – lots of licking going on but generally seems Ok. I think he must have cut his leg […]

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9×9

I like the groyne works on the seafront. We walk together towards the town along the pebbly beach. I am climbing over the old groynes, ones that are not being replaced and the weathering and action of the tides has […]

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Street Furniture and Vanity Fair

Fed’s favourite day, its dustbin day with plenty to check out. I saw a guy changing the parking information signs on the seafront. I was interested to see if the costs had gone up? As it turns out no. These […]

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The End of Summer

Off the lead walk with Fred this time; and we are in our local woodlands Thornden Wood, which is part of the larger Blean swathe of woodlands north of Canterbury https://www.theblean.co.uk/ . I can see that the leaves are just […]

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Seafront Works

Fred has two types of walks those on the lead and those off the lead, this morning was an on the lead walk. On the lead walks are generally into town and at the moment the favourite is to the […]

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Orange and Green

Tonight’s walk was in some ways the antithesis of the one described in the post before, and again it was dark in the evening in the woods. This time the ‘incident’ happened early on and involved other dogs, not with […]

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Learning

I should have known from previous experience that blogging in the middle of a big  intense project wasn’t going to happen. I’m looking back, 6 or so  months on, at my last posts and my intentions to write here about […]

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Bank Holiday Monday (Morning)

We walked around our local streets, past the water leak bubbling out the road, Fred drinking from the stream of water running along the curb. The man who lives in the house right next to this water leak was cutting […]

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The March of the Artists, 2018.
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Artists + Instagram: The March of the Artists

The March of the Artists is a joint project by John-Paul Brown, Eve Robertson and Lauren Sagar. On 29 July 2018 they set off walking the 250 miles of river-ways and canals between Manchester and London, a planned 28-day trip avidly documented on Instagram.

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theredfred

Me and Fred explore the world together:
Fred is an Irish Terrier who likes chasing birds and engages with the world by exploring things using his nose. Rob is an artist who likes black felt tips and coloured pencils, who engages with the world by talking to people on dog walks:

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On the Solstice show and studio blues

June was a really busy month. I had a solo show of my wind drawings at the Width of Circle gallery in Stourbridge. I exhibited six framed drawings plus two unframed and a sound work. The work was framed by […]

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Selfscapes: The exhibition and round table event 2

I have just got back from Yorkshire where I was showing work as part of Selfscapes, a group show of work by 25 artists responding to the Dalby Forest location and themes of embodied landscape, self and surroundings, self as narrative, self and body and […]

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A long Walk to Nowhere

As I am preparing Along Walk to Nowhere as part of the Whitstable Biennale Satellite program 2018. Here a few thoughts, I recently completed a commission with A.N.D. ( A New Direction) titled My Creative school, where ten artists were […]

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From town to countryside (a walk)

City Centre 12 May 2018 – A walk from town to countryside (Crouch Hill, Oxfordshire, UK) Walked by Ruth Broadbent and Rhiannon Evans Blake Morris is walking each of the walks from Ways to Wander by Clare Qualmann and Claire Hind […]

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Materials of Place

During 2018 to July 2019 I am one of ten artists working as part of a project, ‘Surrey Unearthed’ across the Surrey Hills. I am an artist and papermaker and work by walking, collecting, interacting with people and making.

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Walking with the Waste Land – pushing boundaries with Terminalia

  So here we have a walk in Seasalter (not Margate) in the middle of February, not a gallery in sight. Pushing boundaries with Walking with The Waste Land #icanconnect. A Photo diary of  our walk, with some commentary: http://elspethpenfold.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/walking-with-waste-land-photo-diary-mud.html […]

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