Irene Nickel

Simple Wonders May 03, 2021

Irene Nickel

I was lucky enough to watch the Natural History Museum's presentation of Spell Songs in Concert last Tuesday.  It's streaming now until the end of May.  At about the 23-minute mark, Folk by the Oak sing "Heartwood" based on the poem by Robert Macfarlane.
It's really beautiful.  In fact, the whole concert seems to suit your family's sensibilities regarding biodiversity.
About 1 hour into the concert, Jackie Morris conjures to a spell.  Within 5 minutes she has painted an otter.  Later she recites and paints the Red Fox.  Hope you enjoy some or all of this music, poetry and art under the Blue Whale.
The painting of the otter, used above, comes directly from the video. You can watch the video here >>



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