Hardback | 160 pages | 150 x 150mm
Publication September 2014 | ISBN 9781909823273
Author, illustrator and photographer Jackie Morris explores her native Pembrokeshire in the company of her feline friends. Or rather, they explore the countryside while she tags along taking pictures.
Including an introduction by author Tom Cox.
Over 100 images with accompanying text tell the story of many walks with many cats. Challenging perceptions and rearranging priorities, Jackie’s insightful poetry and prose allows a glimpse of a world in which cat is king and nature its subject.
Ordered and regulated by season, you will find that, although the landscape of Cat Walk may be familiar, what is seen is most certainly different.
‘In the old village that clings to the side of the hill the snow tumbles a deep carpet of white inside the ruined cottage. Winterbone branches of the bare twisted hawthorn clatter and rattle. The cats climb through tumbled stones of the fallen chimney fawr where once other cats had warmed their bodies by ancient firesides.’ Jackie Morris
Jackie Morris is the author of some books, the illustrator of more and now and again takes photographs. When someone commented once that ‘your camera takes very good pictures’, she responded, ‘yes, and I have a pencil that draws quite well and some brushes that are quite good at painting.’ She has lived in the same small house beside the sea on the St Davids Peninsula since 1992 when she visited from Bath for a weekend and fell in love with the wild beauty of the coastline. She loves cats, dogs and wild things.
Cat Walk is not just about discovering new places but also about walking the same paths and discovering something new. These journeys, taken during breaks from writing her internationally best selling books, are where Jackie finds inspiration and peace.
Be a part of these journeys with Jackie’s beautiful photography and captions.