“WE SHALL NOT CEASE FROM EXPLORATION, AND THE END OF ALL OUR EXPLORING
WILL BE TO ARRIVE WHERE WE STARTED AND KNOW THE PLACE FOR
THE FIRST TIME”
Life is long, if you’re lucky, and as the years pass there will be time to reflect on the happenings that have filled it thus far. And the suspicion might grow that in the business of living you missed something important. You may be haunted by a vague sense of loss. Almost certainly you will find, to your surprise, that you’re not quite who you thought you were while, simultaneously, knowing that you are exactly that person.
So, time passes and far from becoming clearer, life seems to get more confusing. The questions mount, and you may begin to hunt for answers hidden in the detail.
It’s middle aged bafflement and my new work takes this state of mind as its starting point