Monthly Archives: February 2014

There’s something about Mary

I am always delighted when I discover an artist about whom I know nothing, so when I visited the exhibition currently showing at Guildford Cathedral (www.guildford-cathedral.org) by British artist Chris Gollon (www.chrisgollon.com) it was a real pleasure. Although Gollon is … Continue reading

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Keeping Calm and Carrying On

For some time now I have wanted to visit the Sandham Memorial Chapel and see the set of murals by Stanley Spencer sited there but somehow I have not yet managed to get there, and I was disappointed when I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Object

Photographs tell stories, big and small. Some  images like landscapes offer wide and sweeping views of a scene; these pictures might tell the tales of an entire city, or a tapestry of stories of many people. Some photographs, like portraits, … Continue reading

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