Category Archives: Fen Landscape

Fen Landscape – Paul Hart

Paul Hart (see post 20th September 2020) has a very distinctive take on Fen landscape, published to great effect in his three books Drained, Farmed and Reclaimed.  But he’s not impartial.  He shows a controlled, ordered, utilitarian landscape, a social, … Continue reading

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Edgelands – Paul Hart

Press release about the new exhibition of work by Paul Hart at the Fen Ditton Gallery. ‘Few artist photographers have turned their critical lens on the Lincolnshire Fens: one of the most productive yet haunting agricultural landscapes in the UK. … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape 40

Quy Fen: nice oak; mythic dead wood; shame about the seat.

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Covid 19 Day 61 22nd May

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Covid 19 Day 52 13th May

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Covid 19 Day 48 9th May

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Covid 19 Day 47 8th May

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Covid19 Day 37 29th April

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Covid 19 Day 35 27th April

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Fen Landscape 39

View of Great North Fen from the embankment along Cottenham Lode yesterday.  A brilliant April day, sunshine with a cooling breeze.  Swallows skimmed over Lode Farm; a kestrel hunted, flap-glide-hover, along the Lode; a whitethroat sang its scratchy, cross, song … Continue reading

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Covid 19 Day 31 23rd April

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Covid 19 Day 25 17th April 2020

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Cow Lane

Walking in the sun yesterday morning.  Cow Lane, Rampton: straight lines to Willingham through wide fen fields; a drove, not the rolling English road made by the rolling English drunkard.  Why Cow Lane?  There’s not much livestock in the fens … Continue reading

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Fen Landscape 38

View across Verrall’s Fen and Sedge Fen, Wicken Fen, on the 8th March. Konik ponies grazing against a backdrop of silver birch in the distance.

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Mother…

‘MOTHER… is new artwork by artists Heather Peak and Ivan Morison (of Studio Morison) that has been commissioned by Cambridgeshire based Wysing Arts Centre as part of the region-wide arts commissioning programme, New Geographies. New Geographies aims to bring contemporary … Continue reading

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