Autumn In the UK is a season for wading birds as much as falling leaves. Long hours in the field elicit a feel for the landscape and here is a small work on paper seeking something of the wheeling flocks of dunlin on the Dee estuary.
A new site-specific light installation designed to invoke the genius loci of a place. Lux Perpetua is designed to create a faint, yet persistent presence in a largely forgotten landscape feature; a suggestion of the spirit thereabouts and the lives within.
It is the 1st September and the time for north westerly winds to start blowing interesting seabirds towards the UK from their haunts in the far north. When gales arrive in the Irish Sea, then the Leach’s Petrel shall be with them.
By June most swifts will have arrived in Britain and will have started breeding. This picture invokes their familiar screaming call as they gather in flocks feeding, high in the air.
A small painting in egg tempera depicting dawn on the third day, and marking the biblical transition from the Harrowing of Hell to the Resurrection.