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The further one travels, the less one knows.

18 Comments CherryPie on Mar 2nd 2014

A few shots of Nelly’s Moss Lake before we leave the Cragside Estate for our next destination.

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 1st 2014

This installation was created by Wolfgang Weileder.  A plaque by the side of the lake provided the following information:

On Nelly’s Moss Lake the artist has installed three dinghies to remind us of the power of wind and water and offers us a new visual experience and interpretation of Lord Armstrong’s inventive and visionary spirit.
The images [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2014

My representation of this installation is a photograph of a video. It shows a moment in time of a brief but dramatic video. The Cragside blog describes the video installation.

Irene Brown’s work, Fulmination, is an intense video installation in which Cragside is repeatedly struck by lightening. The video is projected through a full glass [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 27th 2014

… the Hydraulic Colony…

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 26th 2014

2013 marked the 150th anniversary of Cragside and a series of events took place to commemorate the occasion.  The events were designed to share Lord and Lady Armstrong’s pioneering vision.
I have previously posted a picture of the carpet bedding that was planted in the formal gardens to celebrate the occasion. Another project on display throughout [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 25th 2014

Douglas is carved from a 140-year-old fallen pine within in the grounds of the Cragside Estate. The artwork was created by Tommy Craggs from Durham.
The latest edition of the National Trust Magazine provides a brief news snippet:

Tree carvings can be seen in places ranging from inner-city Victorian parks to the great landscapes of the National [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Feb 22nd 2014

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