more ash night shots – fire and opera

Over the last week or so, with an unusual spell of dry weather, I've been taking more night shots of my young Ash trees. The other night, after coming home late from a meeting, when driving into our small forest I noticed our mountain was on fire.  Its the time of year that local farmers…Read more more ash night shots – fire and opera

the black space (resilience) of the ash night

.. the black space/ that creates the universe, would...'        poet Deryn Rees-Jones 2008 I've often noticed the areas in my forest that are regenerating well; 'long live the weeds and the wildness yet'* that is so much a part of a healthy forest. If I look carefully and low down its hard not to miss…Read more the black space (resilience) of the ash night

Second thinning helps create permanent, resilient forest in Co. Carlow, Ireland

You can see our previous marking and tree thinning from 2008-9 here I've been busy last week presenting an update at college (I will share this in my next post) of my long term art & ecology project which is really all about 'seeing the forest', to understand a practice of deep sustainability. However I…Read more Second thinning helps create permanent, resilient forest in Co. Carlow, Ireland