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Here are some more thoughts and paintings by artist Louise McClary, alongside a poem by John Clare and short film…
‘We are I know really in the clutches of winter, now but it seems to me that the birds are still doing their autumn thing. Crossing ‘pelaggo’ field at dusk its like the rooks and black birds come to zip up the sky.. and the starlings… the starlings… at four yesterday evening there were hundreds above my head , they are enjoying the grain left in the stubble field from harvest time, it has to be THE most incredible sight, a ‘murmuration’ is what it is called when they make those wonderful shapes in the sky ..
John Clare called the starling a “sturnal ” which is rather fantastic I think… His poem autumn birds says it all …’
The wild duck startles like a sudden thought,
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