Theres something about walking from darkness into a foggy twilight; moving along as the surfaces start to luminesce, and the light begins to emboss and shape the world.
Welcome! I’m an architectural photographer and writer. On my van-life travels through the British Isles I’m building up a word and photo-hoard of material culture that celebrates the value and distinctiveness of our built heritage and contributes to a sense of place.My van is my time-machine, it
In our sunlit, beach-combed, selfie-world, it takes a little bravery to move into the shadows.
A nod to Banister Fletcher: The Pelican Symbol
"Heaven and earth, the Celtic saying goes, are only three feet apart, but in thin places that distance is even shorter. They are places that make us feel something larger than ourselves, as though we are held in a place between worlds, beyond experience."Kerri ni Dochartaigh (Thin Places)
"The light was astonishing today, the air whitening the sunlight, the cold burnishing the blue, the light like absence of smell in the air, both bright and bleaching. There seemed to be no dapple, no interplay of shadow and light. In the sun there was glittering, blintering blaze with a stark radian
"We carry within us the wonders we seek without us." - Thomas Brown, Religio Medici, 1643
"All art can have the power of poetic revelation about the material world - it can reveal the ensoulment of the universe." - Hugh Conway Morris