In the following pages I’d like to introduce you to the ideas, influences and inspirations that have led me both to want to make things, and also shaped the things I make.
Living on this beautiful island which is steeped in history and rich in landscape, I am aware that coursing through my blood is the blood of all those many people who came before me - those people who arrived on these islands like waves on a shore, each new culture overlapping and mingling with the one before it, leaving us with a very rich inheritance.
|Old tree roots / driftwood, Sandsend, Yorkshire|
|Trevethy Quoit, Neolithic 'dolmen' burial chamber, Cornwall|
|The Hermitage, Littlebeck Woods, North Yorkshire|
|Justbod - bod's first carving, many moons ago - a dolphin|
|Packhorse route 'Rapes Highway,' Marsden Moor, Yorkshire|
|Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick, Cumbria|
|'Arthur Rackhamesque' figure, skyline near Wyke Beck, Leeds, Yorkshire|
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