A writer and photographer, Claire Loader was born in New Zealand and spent several years in China before moving to County Galway, Ireland. Recently published in Crannóg, Dodging The Rain and Pendora, she spends her days seeking enchantment in ruins. You can find her work here: www.allthefallingstones.
When I first moved to Ireland I was completely taken in by the countryside, a land dotted with the crumbling vestiges of history – castles, towers, abbeys – stones steeped almost in magic. I love anything that speaks of ages, of origins, that lets me feel for a moment the small space that I hold in time. Ireland to me is simply bewitching and I hope to capture that with my photography.