The first two sentences of the poem are the painting’s title. Wallis was a Cornish ‘outsider’ artist and fisherman who painted these wonderful, flatly distributed landscapes; I saw the real thing at the Ulster Museum, Belfast.
Trespass! Exhibition at Sheffield Institute of Arts until 22 December 2018. This exhibition explores the relationship between visual art and text based work on the broad theme of walking in forbidden … Continue reading →
My article on Peter Riley, Wordsworth, walking, pilgrimage and Peter Larkin (the “needful things that life requires”) was published by Textual Practice in May. There are 50 free e-prints available … Continue reading →