Instantly, I'm transformed by a few lines that offer hope in the darkest days
The tree spoke of continuity and formed a shelter against the fickleness of the present. It told me that, in spite of the extremes of our current age, there are places in our natural and historic environment that are telling.
We sit beside the porch and take in the churchyard. Whilst we rest, billows of dust plume out of the porch entrance. The dust-busters are in.
The Ancient Yew - Visitors Guide
Being caught between two stretches of water gives a giddy sense of scale and proportion.
Every time I visit a building like this I’m gifted with new ways of seeing,
I see the pattern of the universe everywhere: in the marbling of a countertop, in the bobbing flower heads of a summer meadow, in the dust kicked up by the flick of a fish tail. Apparently, the patterns that appeal to us most are those that have natural forms. We...
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Llanfair Kilgeddin, Wales. Survived the night in the van next to the church - only woke to take a pee. First light at the church is delicate. Cool crisp morning, dew on the grass, with the church silhouetted against the rising light. Blackbirds chirruping,...