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’

EAFS, and How We Live in the Landscape

I parked beside an intensely blue Stroan Loch, and went in search of ‘Things That Befell Us in those Strange Years’.  It’s the inaugural Environmental Art Festival Scotland, aka EAFS, and I was there both to read from my pamphlet, ‘The Dark Farms‘, and to enjoy this exciting new festival. For Gavin Macgregor and Ingrid Shearer, creators of ‘Things That Befell Us in those Strange … Continue reading EAFS, and How We Live in the Landscape