Stories from the Barn
A hive of activity in the Hampshire Down lands
Art Landscape and Literature
The inspiration that is our landscape, moves many of us. The wonder and awe with a sharp intake of breath when you see a stunning vista, the golden sunning bathing at it's leisure, or a storm moving across the horizon at a quickening pace, the shape of the land changing with the light, trees, animals, all life playing out their connected roles. So many of our greatest writers, poets and artists have been so affected by this wonderful landscape of ours that their work reaches down through time to engage us over and over again. Share your favourite natural history writers and artists via social media using #honeybeebarn @honeybeebookboxes
'Everything gives forth a sound of life. The twittering of swallows from above, the song of greenfinches in the trees, the rustle of hawthorn sprays moving under the weight of tiny creatures, the buzz upon the breeze, the very flutter of the butterflies wings.....'
Richard Jefferies - 'The Life of June'
My first nature journal. I have wanted to keep a nature journal for a number of years but lacked confidence in drawing skills to have a go. There are some…Read More
The heritage of music and landscape. Music and landscape both have the capacity to move us to tears. Walk alone in Spring across open fields when the sky larks are…Read More