Before painting a landscape, I walk, sit, immerse for long periods to get the feel of the geology and the creative energy wihtin it
3 of these landscapes are from our area of Derbyshire’s High Peak and 1 from the N York Moors where I spent my early years
Known as the ‘shivering mountain', Mam Tor lies on the fault line between the limestone of the White Peak and the gritstone of the Dark Peak. In the 1970s during a fierce rainstorm the land slipped, fracturing the road so badly that the council decided agaist repairing it yet again.
Shatton Mast gives us our freeview TV! Up here it's usually a bit wild and windy with lots of weather circling around. The track up to the mast is well worn