But in one of those ironies…

But in one of those ironies that mock human purposefulness, the harder people try to control wilderness – draining wetlands, burning forests, clearing mountainsides, paving meadows – the wilder the weather becomes. If people are looking for wilderness now, all they need to do is turn their faces to the sky.

Kathleen Dean Moore (1999), The Aesthetic of Storms, Holdfast.


Photo by me “Irony, above Cardiff” 2017