During this 7 week residency there have been a few occasions where I've thought about whether any of this makes any sense - then I spot another interesting object and I'm up and running again.
So it was really encouraging to come in to the studio this morning to find a hand written note - the writer left his name but I will keep this to myself for the moment.
The note says,
"That is the artist's role - to strike out always for something new, to break away, to defy, to - to grapple with the unfamiliar ..."
He staggered out to the terrace, confronted the long shallow steps, stared towards the ever-changing aspect of parkland.
Only the familiar ghosts confronted him, the deserted webs of other lives, other epochs.