A blog for ‘The Dark Farms’

Some years ago, I became fascinated with the Galloway Forest.  It’s a remote, depopulated region in south west Scotland, hundreds of square miles with scarcely a road across it, and a diminishing number of working farms on its inhospitable hills and moors.  It’s become a place famed now for its dark skies, and it’s visited by astronomers and those curious to see a sky without … Continue reading A blog for ‘The Dark Farms’

The Dark Farms at EAFS

I’m really looking forward to the very first Environmental Arts Festival Scotland (EAFS), taking place across Dumfries and Galloway on 30th August to 2nd September.  It’s got an ambitious and exciting programme aimed at exploring new ways to connect with environment, nature and place. Better yet, EAFS have asked me to read from my poetry pamphlet ‘The Dark Farms’ (Roncadora Press) – because it’s all … Continue reading The Dark Farms at EAFS