which is not particularly remarkable. Except that my question to myself, when I posted it, was “how can I ever leave here?”
I still wonder about this a lot, and suspect the answer is I can’t. But I really mean I don’t wish to close down the possibility of coming back here, because the river is so inspirational. And it is much more than that. I think it is so important it needs protecting. It is the third thing that has made feel like this – the other two being my children.
It is random
Researchers are mapping it, Plymouth Marine Laboratory have created a report about it:
What did the Severn Estuary ever do for us?
Facts, data and all the things we need to fight for its place in the world.
Owain Jones has created a website to record art projects that relate to it – Tidal Cultures.
Flow Contemporary Art sis named after it.
When a river gets under your skin, you must make sure no-one damages it. You have no choice, its sheer mass floods your veins and it becomes a part of you.