“She wished all the people of the story to be more expansive, not so cramped by circumstance. What they needed was more scope, greater range” – Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier (315). I’ve been pondering the experience of the hills for years: why do we enjoy it, what does it consist of, what is its essence. Freedom, certainly. Walk the hills and everything is both geographically and psychologically different. I think it’s for this reason Kailash, Everest, Olympus and other mountains have been regarded as “sacred”. But wherever you go, it’s you that is there

 

Lake District Photography: Kentmere Rocks

Wednesday December 26, 2012