On the rocks from Bridford

Heltor to Blackingstone Rock

I’ve grown very fond of the landscape around Bridford, on the eastern boundary of Dartmoor, but it’s been several years since my last visit to Heltor Rock, just west of the village. Until recently, though, I had never visited Blackingstone Rock, a mile to the south of Heltor. A couple of weeks ago I looked… Continue reading On the rocks from Bridford

19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter

Shroud 7

Somerset artist Rob Heard began a new project in December 2013. He wanted to find a way to illustrate the scale of the loss of life on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  He started creating 12 inch figures, each wrapped in a calico shroud, ready to be placed on the ground… Continue reading 19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter