of the Arctic Circle in Northern Finland.
Unpaintable glacial moraines and mile upon mile of
conifers and lakes. Silence is the pivotal
experience, pierced by the autumn colours of Ruska
and a profoundly moving connection to Earth.
Despite the infestations of mosquitoes and
inhospitable terrain this landscape haunted me
with its mysterious power. I came away struggling
to know how to express it. Work was shown in
Cornwall and several other exhibitions around the