A Really Rather Remarkable Thing

I walk the land to feel at home.  I walk against the wind and through it to join the dots between where I have been and where I am now.

A Really Rather Remarkable Thing, February 2014, Cari-Jane Hakes
And whilst I collect the treasure fallen on soft ground and hold it to the light to examine its fragility, its strength, its beauty I remember what has been and what will be.

A Really Rather Remarkable Thing, February 2014, Cari-Jane Hakes
This colour stands out against the wintered fronds.  A carapace that has dissolved and blown away on the swoop and gather of a northern gust leaves us a casual glimpse of a small balanced sphere, held carefully by fiber-ed segments.

A Really Rather Remarkable Thing, February 2014, Cari-Jane Hakes
A tiny cathedral.  A perforated space of light and air.  Treasure within, beauty inside.

A Really Rather Remarkable Thing, February 2014, Cari-Jane Hakes
A truly remarkable thing indeed.