The Sheeffry Pass and Connemara
Charcoal and Conte on Stonehenge paper
Charcoal and conte on Arches Hotpress paper
From the Sheeffry Pass
They are a response to the land as a living entity shaping and reshaping itself and us over geological time. This idea is expressed with intelligent imagination by writer and cartographer Tim Robinson in his book The Last Pool of Darkness, where he speaks of these mountains as Pillars of Eternity, at first glance, these majestic features of the landscape, but to the eyes of geology, they are provisional overhasty conclusions soon to be undone by tremendous reconsiderations, while according to fireside tales they are the Devil’s work.