Cosmo Sheldrake et al. in Epping Forest - the 2010's, at night

from Underland: A Deep Time Journey, pages 114–116:

[Robert Macfarlane and Merlin Sheldrake have been walking in Epping Forest, and are preparing to camp for the night]


People begin to emerge from the shadows of the trees in ones and pairs: friends of mine and friends of Merlin, friends of our friends, invited by social network, by text, by phone, zeroing in on our location using GPS.  One brings a harmonica, two bring guitars, and Merlin’s brother brings two sets of bones and a small set of hand drums.

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cite as

Robert Macfarlane, Underland: A Deep Time Journey (2019), p. 114–116. accessed: 29 May, 2024

location of experience: Epping Forest


Cosmo Sheldrake
Composer, Musician, producer
Merlin Sheldrake
botanist, ecologist, Musician, mycologist […]
Robert Macfarlane
University lecturer and writer

Listening to

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'Seven drunken nights' performed by a group of friends
a sad Greek song performed by Tara
bluegrass performed by 'the Hand Owl'
'Brown trout blues'
written by Johnny Flynn
performed by a group of friends
'Nine-pound hammer' performed by a group of friends

Experience Information

Date/Time the 2010's, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 22:49:15 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2022 12:06:29 +0100