Feral Words

Blog posts/essays & photos by William A. Young, linking travel, hiking, mythology, and some associated odds-and-ends

Tag Archives: Art

Frost Flowers – Unfolding a New Project

“Let the lesson be – to be yourselves… And to make that worth being” Hugh MacDiarmid (translated from Old Scots into English) Most flowers blossom for weeks on end. The … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 13 Comments

Books- the Past & the Future

SomethingĀ in honour of World Book Day. The painting shown is from the Shahnameh; the ‘Book of Kings’- you can click on the image to open it up and take a … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Dance in the Snow- Kalpa, Kinnaur

In the high valleys of the Himalaya, balanced between Tibet and the plains of north India, there liesĀ a land called Kinnaur. It occupies the steep slopes of the Sutlej canyon, … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Endless Knot- Edinburgh’s Forgotten Celtic Art

Edinburgh is a place for secret things. The city feels like a labyrinth; a maze of tangled stone in which the works of generations hide themselves. They pile up, layer … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

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