Notes from the Moor & Soggy Scribbles

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LOCATION: Yorkshire WORDS & PICTURES: Maxim Griffin ABOUT THE ARTIST: Maxim Peter Griffin is a landscape artist, cartographer and walker based in Lincolnshire.  

Archaeology Now (or What I found when I was looking for the Bronze Age on Skeleton Hill)

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LOCATION: Lincolnshire WORDS & PICTURES: Maxim Griffin   Striking out on a bright Friday in March – I’ve got a job on with some archaeologists and I’m heading to the far side of the bypass to scope out the bronze

Heaven is a marsh in Winter

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LOCATION: Essex WORDS: Gary Budden PICTURES: Maxim Griffin The book I chose to take deep into Essex’s marshland (from a choice of many) was The Hamlyn Guide to Birds, revised edition, published 1987. It’s been with me as long as I

Going Coastal with Maxim Griffin

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LOCATION: Lincolnshire WORDS & PICTURES: Maxim Peter Griffin ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Maxim Peter Griffin is a landscape artist, cartographer and walker based in Lincolnshire. You can read Unofficial Britain’s profile of the artist here: Wobbly Lincolnshire Landscapes Click here to read Walk

The Mary Celeste Project (The Scene of the Crash)

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LOCATION: Barnsley / South Yorkshire / West Riding WORDS and FILM: John Ledger The Mary Celeste Project (The Scene of the Crash) uses photographs of the former West Riding of Yorkshire area, layering sounds and thoughts of near pasts, lost futures

A Trilogy of Films About Hackney Marshes

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LOCATION: Hackney WORDS & FILMS: Josh Alexander & David Kelly-Mancaux (Erkembode) This trilogy documents the Lea Marshes and what ensues… Breathe Wizard Breathe is a swirl of marsh dwellers (leafy mummers, car parks, tree spirits, pylons, goalposts) but ultimately a singular, omnipresent, character. A

Walk to the Hill – Field Notes by Maxim Griffin

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LOCATION: Lincolnshire WORDS & PICTURES: Maxim Peter Griffin You have to walk to the hill. Out of town, through the holloway at Deighton Close – by the old school for naughty boys –  at the right time of year you’ll

Analogue Memories in the Digital Age: An Exploration of Thamesmead

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LOCATION: Thamesmead, London IMAGES: Mark Hollis Thamesmead is vast social housing development in South East London, built with GLC funding in the mid ‘60s on former marshland by the Thames. At the time it was hailed as the town of the future.

Super Grass: A Short & Wobbly Film by Maxim Peter Griffin

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Location: Lincolnshire Maxim Peter Griffin is a landscape artist, cartographer and walker based in Lincolnshire. He also makes very short films. Super Grass It seems that this grass is super. So Mote It Be Blink and you’ll miss the horror

Wobbly Lincolnshire Landscapes

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Artist: Maxim Peter Griffin Location: Lincolnshire Words: Gareth E. Rees Maxim Peter Griffin is an artist, cartographer and walker based in Lincolnshire. He catalogues the contours, colours and latent energies of his county’s landscape. Fields. Motorways. Holloways. Paths. Pylons. He