Category Archives: Art

Farewell ROSL

My home for the past fortnight, tomorrow ai leave the Royal Over-Seas League’s club in St James. During that time there has been an excellent selection of architectural works on display (and sale) on some public parts of the Club.

Farewell ROSL

My home for the past fortnight, tomorrow ai leave the Royal Over-Seas League’s club in St James. During that time there has been an excellent selection of architectural works on display (and sale) on some public parts of the Club.

Finding the King

We had a lovely afternoon tea in the White Boar Cafė of the King Richard III Visitor Centre, under Richard’s coat of arms which contains two white boars. Cafė courtyard gardens. Even their own gin. Then a visit to the

Finding the King

We had a lovely afternoon tea in the White Boar Cafė of the King Richard III Visitor Centre, under Richard’s coat of arms which contains two white boars. Cafė courtyard gardens. Even their own gin. Then a visit to the

Cathedral of St Martin, Leicester

The church of St Martin, now Leicester Cathedral, is central to the old part of the city, and to its recent claim to fame – the discovery and reinterment of the body of King Richard III under a car park

Cathedral of St Martin, Leicester

The church of St Martin, now Leicester Cathedral, is central to the old part of the city, and to its recent claim to fame – the discovery and reinterment of the body of King Richard III under a car park

Loving Leicester

I have made it to Leicester, and Jenny is prepared to show me around despite having spent two days with me in Sheffield earlier in the week. The Lanes are the prettiest part of this city and we wandered through

Loving Leicester

I have made it to Leicester, and Jenny is prepared to show me around despite having spent two days with me in Sheffield earlier in the week. The Lanes are the prettiest part of this city and we wandered through

SCP London

St George’s Bloomsbury was the venue for today’s meeting of the London Chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests. Fr Matthew Duckett led a con-celebration of Holy Eucharist which included me. Here I am in the group photo, not obscured

SCP London

St George’s Bloomsbury was the venue for today’s meeting of the London Chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests. Fr Matthew Duckett led a con-celebration of Holy Eucharist which included me. Here I am in the group photo, not obscured

Hampstead Modernism

I went on another walking tour, this time of 1930s architecture in Hampstead. We began with a lecture at Burgh House, a gracious Georgian mansion now a museum and coffee shop. Artistic talent n Hampstead long preceded the 1930s. John

Hampstead Modernism

I went on another walking tour, this time of 1930s architecture in Hampstead. We began with a lecture at Burgh House, a gracious Georgian mansion now a museum and coffee shop. Artistic talent n Hampstead long preceded the 1930s. John

Rushing through Russia

Before we left Moscow, and rushed off on a high speed train to St Petersburg, we inspected some of the transport infrastructure. There are several Tran lines, here travelling through a park on a dedicated corridor. The park itself has

Rushing through Russia

Before we left Moscow, and rushed off on a high speed train to St Petersburg, we inspected some of the transport infrastructure. There are several Tran lines, here travelling through a park on a dedicated corridor. The park itself has