Textured Smallscapes 1: Textures of a private garden in Cambridge

by Charles Stirton January. 27, 2019 72 views
Whenever one visits a garden, be it private or public, most people are instantly attracted to the vibrant colours of flowers or the larger textured landscape.

Whenever one visits a garden, be it private or public, most people are instantly attracted to the vibrant colours of flowers or the larger textured landscape.

Yet it is in the beauty of the smaller textures and objects that deserve closer attention. I was reminded of this while reading a thoughtful book by Erling Kagge called "Silence in the age of Noise" (ISBN: 978-0-241-30988-9).

Yet it is in the beauty of the smaller textures and objects that deserve closer attention. I was reminded of this while reading a thoughtful book by Erling Kagge called "Silence in the age of Noise" (ISBN: 978-0-241-30988-9).

In it, he shares a quote by the German philosopher Martin Heidegger "The world disappears when you go into it".

In it, he shares a quote by the German philosopher Martin Heidegger "The world disappears when you go into it".

I hope you enjoy the pictures and are inspired to see the bigger picture by focusing on the smaller things in life.

I hope you enjoy the pictures and are inspired to see the bigger picture by focusing on the smaller things in life.

This is the first part of a series of blogs on textured smallscapes of human and natural making.

This is the first part of a series of blogs on textured smallscapes of human and natural making.

A subliminal world.

A subliminal world.

A mat is more than a mat.

A mat is more than a mat.

Tiles are a lanscape for colonization.

Tiles are a lanscape for colonization.

Nature is the artist.

Nature is the artist.

Rusty feathers.

Rusty feathers.

Imperfection.

Imperfection.

A potter's scratchings.

A potter's scratchings.

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