Sixteen selected prints based on seven days walk along the eastern coastline of the historic county of Ross-shire, Scotland. This section includes The Tarbat Peninsula, The Cromarty Firth & The Black Isle. The walk took place in Summer 2019.
The McCulloch of Udale tablestone, 1725. Symbols of mortality began to appear after the Reformation and are intended, not so subtly, to emphasise the shortness of earthly life for partially literate or illiterate viewers. Symbols depicted are: Bell, Hourglass, Coffin, Scroll that may have had the inscription ‘Memento Mori”, Femur, Skull, Peat Cutter & Spade. St Michael’s Church, The Black Isle, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
Oil rig graveyard at dusk II, Cromarty Firth. Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
Wheat harvest I, The Black Isle, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
Abstract patterns based on triskeles (three in one spirals) on the western or landward-facing side of the Shandwick Stone a Pictish Cross-Slab dating from 780, Tarbat Peninsula, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
One of nineteen Rosemarkie Beach Caves some of which were inhabited since 300BC, Black Isle, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
North Sutor VI, WWII Naval Defense Battery 6-inch gun emplacements, Tarbat Peninsula, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
Last Light on the Cromarty Bridge from The Black Isle, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland.
The Perimeter is a labour of love: it’s taken 454 days of walking, hundreds of hours of planning and thousands of hours of editing. If you have the means, I’d appreciate your support by buying a print or contributing so I can continue to share the project with you.