It is fascinating at this time to watch, day by day, the fronds of ferns slowly unfurl and the blades of the young leaves take shape. The circular shape at the end of the frond figures prominently in Maori art. It is known to the Maoris as a koru and symbolises new life, growth, strength and peace. (See examples of koru art on https://www.pinterest.co.uk/jocoxhead/koru-art/?lp=true)
The recent seventh anniversary of this site encouraged me to review the changes that have taken place in my subject choices, interests and the impact of external factors (such as reduced mobility and an increased interest on twentieth century art).
The image pattern above is derived from a handful of covers of CD’s on which are stored photographs taken in my pre-digital days.