The spirit of place, or genius loci, is a way of describing the uniqueness of individual places. It is a distinctive feeling that we can all discover, if we can stop rushing about for long enough, centre ourselves and tune into our surroundings.

Another way to understand this is known as the anima locus, the soul of a place, its personality. Through sound recording, meditation and painting, I rediscovered that which seemed so clear in early childhood, and which was forgotten in adolescence and early adulthood.

Stones, natural springs, trees, birds, valleys, mountains and even conurbations ...


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