What buildings like St. Mary represent is a vast cognitive reserve, a wondrous and sophisticated cosmos of quivering emotional intelligence. This building is full of tiny signatures, a lexicon that betrays the aggregate human attempt at survival in the desperation of a crisis.
A nod to Banister Fletcher: Historic Graffiti in Buildings
"Could the essence of a place hold a palpable and manifest memory of the past through the process of quantum entanglement? "
I’m fascinated by the stuff. Etched within and without the officious walls of our churches are the whispers of ordinary people that found a way of making their mark without others seeing.
The Genius Loci Digest is as much yours as it is mine.
There are a just a few places that I have visited that seem to be accessed via a time slip.
Welcome! I’m an architectural photographer. On my van-life travels through the British Isles I’m building up a word and photo-hoard of material culture that celebrates our built heritage and contributes to a sense of place.My van is my time-machine, it gives me fresh perspectives on our remarkab