Scouring the Shore

Scouring the Shore

The spring weather on Skye has been very disappointing with almost continuous rain since March, often accompanied by very poor visibility and light.  While I have been focusing on writing Draft 1 of my thesis, I had hoped to take days out to work on my practice. ...
Review of The Sea by Barbara Bosworth

Review of The Sea by Barbara Bosworth

I wrote about my initial impressions of Barbara Bosworth’s book The Sea (2022) a couple of weeks ago, but now I have had time to return to it, and dwell in its 200 pages and sixty images, along with marvelling at the body of work on which it is based.  After further...
Returning to the Reality of the Sea

Returning to the Reality of the Sea

In Barbara Bosworth’s book The Sea, she includes a passage of prose by Rachel Carson, an American marine biologist widely acknowledged as one of the best twentieth-century writers on nature and the forerunner of the environmental movement.  I was sufficiently curious...
Supervision Meeting 26 (17 May 2022)

Supervision Meeting 26 (17 May 2022)

Hot on the heels of the face-to-face meeting with my first supervisor last week, I had a meeting with my second supervisor today as she was not able to join us in Dundee. We spoke first about the possible combinations of internal and external examiners and whether it...
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