Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hepworth, Wakefield

 Hepworth Wakefield – it is all concrete (but really very lovely) and thanks to it’s recycled materials the ‘Wakefield Brown’ it is coloured does change with the quality of the light during the day (help isn’t that what earth buildings … Continue reading

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lovely nature blog – to the west of the Vale of Pickering!

Just stumbled across this lovely blog – Wild West Yorkshire written and illustrated by Richard Bell – loving the fossil illustrations.

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Vale of Pickering continues…

A very un-july day but work continuing pulling together the images and text for the Statement of Significance for the Vale of Pickering. Crossing north-south across the Vale of Pickering between Sherburn and Brompton. The round sign (for bumps) probably … Continue reading

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Herbert Read at Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Museum has an interesting introduction to the Ryedale writer and art critic Herbert Read (1893-1968). Herbert Read was born at Muscoates Grange at the western end of the Vale of Pickering, and returned to Ryedale in 1949 to … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy – mud and military…

And a very nice Goldsworthy project on Alderney with these rather lovely rammed earth ‘stones’ placed inside WWII defences in various locations around the island. It does look fab – I’m just slightly annoyed from a ‘materials’ and ‘words’ point … Continue reading

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