Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey
Madeleine Bunting's exploration of place in the Hebrides
Love of Country
I would thoroughly recommend reading Love of Country by Madeleine Bunting, an exciting, insightful and challenging journey through place, culture and landscape of the Hebrides and beyond.
There are important insights to place raised in Love of Country, as an extension to the Regen/Notes ‘Exploring Place’ post, here are comments and extracts highlighted whilst reading …
Stories are compasses and architecture, we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of a world that spreads in all directions. REBECCA SOLNIT, THE FARAWAY NEARBY
Reading Love of Country by Madeleine Bunting brought the concept of country alive here in the British Isles, something I had considered a concept restricted to Australia and New Zealand and searching for the local meaning of country.