Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hill walking

Walking on peaks is like visiting the gods. Walking on high rounded hogsbacks is like walking in the clearest air that has ever been created. Walking in summer sun is like walking through crisp glass tinted with brilliant blue. Walking in winter … Continue reading

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Lemon

The warty pitted skin of this old lemon hides the  sweet acid kiss of juice from a fruit ripened by all four seasons of the year.

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Print

Quality black ink impressed onto white vellum has created sharp depressions surrounded by small swellings detectable only by passing a sensitive finger tip across the page.

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Maps

Maps contains many stories hidden in the coloured ink and symbols. The scale indicates the expanse of the myth. The legend cracks the code. Sometimes people are revealed, no longer hidden in the folds and fibres.

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La Caumine à Marie Best

A small white wedge sits offset from the confluence of breaking blue waves and the grey shadow of railings, beneath the drifting backdrop of the sky. Everything is changing. Only La Caumine stays the same.

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An Incident on the Snooker Table

The sparkling red ball starts moving with a click and proceeds across the matt green baize without a sound. The reflections of the lamps above remain fixed in the same position on the surface of the rotating sphere. The white ball rests, … Continue reading

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Ham and Herb

The sweet citric smell of chopped lemon balm and rosemary give a sweetness to the air in the kitchen as I roll the oil dipped escallops of pork through the grainy green mixture on the board, before wrapping it in … Continue reading

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