I couldn't resist posting some snaps of my walk with Pippa Taylor, Jony Easterby and Ed Straw yesterday: Experimenting with features on the iphone 5c (having managed to lose my old 3GS), while thinking with Jony about a possible sound installation proposal for Bangor Sound City Project. What better way of spending an afternoon?
Its possibly the best glacial landscape around (a mecca for Charles Darwin et al).
Just think 18,000 BP it probably looked not dissimilar to Antartica today:
It's geology heaven for the geological archaeologist: striations, morraines, arêttes, cwms, hanging valleys, erratics, folds, synclines… And just so... beautiful! I live just over the mountain (or the pass - Twll Du, or Devil's Kitchen) in the centre of this picture.
Is it the spirit of drowned Prince Idwal (who, according to legend fell from Twll Du/Devil's Kitchen into the lake while in his Uncle's care) keeping part of the Llyn Idwal from freezing?...