The following is an article that appeared in the Autumn 1998 edition of The World of Hibernia magazine
Along the Atlantic seaboard, on the west coast of Ireland, there are 12 mountains that are steeped in myth and which have inspired writers and poets for centuries.
At the heart of the “Twelve Bens” in Connemara, County Galway, nestle marble quarries that mine the unique green stone known as Connemara marble. Continue reading
Stone of the month from stone world September 1999
Irish Connemarble Green Marble
Our space and time are not real, tangible entities.
It is we who give life and meaning to their tyrannical dimensions, confirming and adapting them to our pleasure. From this point of view, the cognition of time, interpreted as a realisation that it never stands
still, is indispensable because it conditions our awareness of objects, their uses and their physical reality.
This cognition or total awareness of an “existential substance” manifests itself inside of us, when
an object is ‘digested’ within us. Along with its shape, function and the material it is made of. Continue reading