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Out of the Marvellous

Poet Katrina Porteous, who lives in the Northumbrian village of Beadnell, on how that area of coast has shaped the way of life of a community and her own artistic creation.

The poet Katrina Porteous lives at the edge of the land in the Northumbrian village of Beadnell and has spent her life exploring and writing about the culture and language of fishing, the land and seascape, the sky full of seabirds and the history of her place. In her essay, 'Out of the Marvellous', recorded on the rocks, in a tarry old fisherman's hut and the ruins of an ancient headland chapel, she reveals how the meeting of land and sea and sky has shaped the way of life of a community, and her own way of seeing and artistic creation.

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Tue 7 Sep 2010 23:00

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