I am going to spend part of my time here walking in and exploring Kilkenny and the surrounding area photographing as I go. This way of collecting visual information is a vital part of my practise and although the new work I make will not strictly be about Kilkenny some of the images will gradually be incorporated into the new pieces I make

Walking in the peaceful Butler House walled garden over the weekend I came across these gorgeous wind-shattered peonies collapsing over the hedges