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Speaking Stones

At the opening of the current Fringe Arts Bath exhibition at 8/9 New Bond Street Place, Bath, I saw – and heard – Alun Ward’s new sound installation, Sea Hear. It sparked in my mind a set of associations about … Continue reading

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The Origin of ‘Deep Time’

I first came across the phrase ‘deep time’ in a pair of books I copy-edited for the Geological Society in 1998. I realised at once that Deep Time had to be the title of the novel I’d recently started writing. … Continue reading

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Time and Loss and Imagining

It was on a geological field trip to Arran in 1984 that I first expressed to anyone a sense of loss I felt in connection with my awareness of the vastness of deep time. This became part of my motivation … Continue reading

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