I believe wherever dreams dwell the heart calls it HOME. So may you untangle yourself from the twist of melancholy and let your thoughts carry you back to the birthplace of your truth. Dodinsky, In the Garden of Thought
A battered foolscap envelope called Bub. It’s filled with old photographs. One of my thin Objects.
Edmonds, M & Garner, A (2016) The Beauty Things Group VI Press ISBN 978 0 946722 28 0
A creative act of bringing the past into the present.
The Beauty Things is a record of conversations between Mark Edmonds (Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at the University of York, who has a particular interest in arts-based approaches to the interpretation of history) and author Alan Garner. Alan Garner draws much of the power of his writing from his sense of place and history, and that of his and his family’s history within that place.
And from objects.
The past beats inside me like a second heart.
John Banville, The Sea
The old Birmingham Canal Navigation day boat Eileen is seemingly, and at first glance, an inanimate lump of wrought iron and new steel, a ‘hole in the water’.