Friday, 28 February 2014

Last Day of Winter / Wallace Stevens ( of Mere Being )

The palm stands on the edge of space.
The wind moves slowly in the branches.
The birds fire-fangled feathers dangle down.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

a Different Island

meeting the boat

the Holm of Papay


empty houses

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Flying back Home

Many Pictures

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Final Day/ Reflections

Maija's Songs for Flowers Trees and Passersby
Genetic Moo's animacules 

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Fire Shelter

Constucted in 3 days of sunshine
 by Simon from Copenhagen

Monday, 17 February 2014

Brendan Signs Out

at the Chapel of Saint Boniface

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Thousands of Moon / Gyro Night

Treadwell tree

Boy on Raft

Wu Junyong
nine screen installation in Vestness Barn

Water flows through a thousand rivers;
A thousand rivers reflect the moon.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

On Papay

 Gyro flag

Tuesday, 11 February 2014


Monday, 10 February 2014


where are you going

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Postcard from1965

Die Zwitscher-Maschine (The Twittering Machine ) Paul Klee

on the train in Switzerland

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Preparing for Papa Westray

where Brendan will be artist in residence

Friday, 7 February 2014

Thursday, 6 February 2014

One of a series - Into the Darkness

drawn from 4 Quartets by TS Elliot
during the continuous gales of January

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

From the Museum

Nellie's Bird Coop
( found at Stove )

Monday, 3 February 2014

2nd Century bronze horse ( Greek )

ebony, narcissus, white birch, topaz
wildcat, red wine, silver, the human voice

Sunday, 2 February 2014

Year of the Horse

first flowers

from 18th century Tibet 
( painted on the door of a monastic cabinet )

Saturday, 1 February 2014

out on the island

Down at the recycling centre .
(the wind has blown a window in)