Everyday number 13. The Casa de Campo is a huge area (4200 acres) of wild parkland to the west of Madrid. In parts it’s wild enough to feel like Madrid’s sierra, 50km further North-West. While the majority of the trees are pine, the real masters of the park are the encinas, or holm oaks. They areContinue reading “Oak of Light”
Everyday number 12. I could draw trees all day… Once again made with Procreate on the iPad, playing with layers of colour and photographs. Absolute fun to create.
Everyday number 11. Another Portal, this time in 1998 – Stepping into Madrid for the first time. Anton Martin, Telefonica, Mahou… through a patio interior. All new! All welcoming! Below-right, someone keeping an eye on me to see how I get along. Top-right, a to-do list from today, linking back to the now.
Everyday number 10. Fate. I think I’m still obsessed with maps, place, fate, what my 8 year-old would have made of the fact that he’d end up living somewhere completely different… This is an un-self-portrait – no real likeness, but perhaps he looks like some part of me I guess. I’ve heard it said that allContinue reading “Fate”
Everyday number 9. Narnia… I re-read the books with my son a while back and, while the backs of the wardrobes at home lead nowhere, I’m seeing these portals everywhere… I wonder where they go…