A stitch in time saves ….

Cullen is a vibrant small community in the truest sense of what community stands for. It stands facing the cold north sea and it shelters between the mighty cliffs that surround it and the viaduct that stands over it like a sentinel being protecting the town. I love my visits there and my residency has…

no bad for an amateur eh …

Another fine week on the residency this visit brought a lot of out door activity, especially in Cullen where the dolphins put on a fine display. Last month when I was in Cullen and talking with Stevie (of the pet cemetery fame) i asked him about his thinking around being described an artist (outsider artist)….

there’s life jim …. (and hope)

I spend quite a bit of time in Garmouth and Kingston with its amazing spits of shingle beaches, most excellent adhocist beach structures and constantly moving landforms that create a marvellous other worldly environment which at times can seem barren of plants and life. However look a little closer with the right person guiding you…

geomorphological

When I began the residency last year, I spent a lot of the first couple of months getting to know the county and its varied environments. Many people helped me with suggestions and meetings for walks in quite magnificent landscapes and gentle wandering through the villages. I don’t blog much about that, I’m not a…