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Kelston as Minecraft, by Leigh Dodds

This is insane. You can now fly from Bath to Kelston in the visual idiom of the online building game that every child and gamer is currently obsessed with. Leigh Dodds has created in Minecraft this visualisation based on Ordnance … Continue reading

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RIP Albert Backholer

The ashes of Albert Backholer were scattered on Kelston Roundhill on Sept 26th. Albert, his brothers John and Denis and his father all worked on the farm with¬† Andrew Dinham, who said Albert’s passing was the end of an era. … Continue reading

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September sunrise over the Klump

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We thought it was the “end of the Union” storm…

Thursday 18th, the day the Scots voted on independence, saw a huge storm in the south west. This long-exposure shot with Kelston clump in the distant horizon was taken by Matt Prosser in Keynsham:    

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A year of fantastic Clump photos celebrated in picnic prizegiving

Winners of the Clump photo competition were celebrated on 16 August at a picnic held in two Army tents. Overall winner, for a whole season’s series of epic pictures (among many favourites we chose the clump under a highly significant … Continue reading

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Klump-related work-in-progress from Bonnie’s MFA arts project at Bath Spa

Bonnie writes: In exploring the physical process of walking, my work maps the emotional process that is inseparable from the physical. Important elements of the emotional process within these solitary walks allow us to:¬† reconnect us with ourselves and the … Continue reading

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What’s with all the photos?

Reminder: we’re having a competition of photos of Kelston Roundhill. Details here, except we forgot the deadline was last Friday so it’s extended to this Friday 15 August. Celebratory shared picnic this Saturday 16th. Prizes include finest Bath Soft Cheese. … Continue reading

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