“That what each of us must do is cleave to what we find most beautiful in the human heritage - and pass it on ... And that to pass these precious fragments on is our mission...”
Michael Ventura, 'The Age of Endarkenment' *
It might have been a figment of my imagination,...
Snowfall in the valley that time forgot
There are some places that confound the idea of a continuous present.
St. Michael and All Angels, Gwernesney in Monmouthshire, is one of those places. Here, it felt like the present and past were bleeding into each other.
I’ve often wondered if these wuthering networks of light might hold...
It took just an hour with my camera-eye, to help release the voices of the past trapped in the medieval framing like flies in amber.
Tells a story.
Herein lies a topography of time, an arboro-metallic heat map of lives gone by.
Venturing Into The Valley That Time Forgot
Photographing the Sutherland Tapestry
St. John the Evangelist, Elkstone
The polyphony of hill and home...
A glimpse of heaven at St. Nicholas', King's Lynn
Imagine a thousand years from now that our descendants find, several feet beneath the earth, a survival from our present times.
This object, in near perfect condition, shouldered by a concrete enclosure, appears slowly under the archaeologists trowel and brush. It is largely burnt metal with curvilinear lines and manicured...
The most transformative event in all of my career as a photographer occurred in a little Georgian church in Warwickshire.
All Saints resides in the village of Billesley and is reputed to have witnessed the marriage of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway.
On a mellowing October morning, I arrived to...
Mark but this fly, the place it sits, in this my world and yours exists.
These finials, these smiling faces, these ironclad spikes that stand in stasis.
A common mould, but time has rent such change with cause to reinvent each cusp with differing intent.
is an architectural...
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