setting sun in Spring
slanting lines turn green grass to
Battersea Shield (detail), British Museum
mobile phone photographs taken through glass
circles, spiral shapes | pushing up polished surface | shining sheet bronze shield
grill-like garden gate | guarding grass and greenery; | grey girdle’s mantled
#haiku Pembrokeshire, Wales
Above An alabaster head of John the Baptist as demanded by Salome, in the V&A. English, 15th century
Below The porch hood of the Guild of Merchant Taylors Guild, central Bristol, showing their arms and, on the left, the head of John the Baptist on a platter Continue reading “Stone head 14”
A selection of idiosyncratic signs, both written and three-dimensional.
More to come soon — look out for signs under Categories and Tags.
Girning Romanesque stone head, British Museum
This grotesque is a girning exhibitionist, a face-puller; if you look carefully, Continue reading “Stone head 13”
Weather vane, Aberaeron, Ceredigion Continue reading “Sign 6”
Derelict henhouse, Pembrokeshire, in the autumn mist Continue reading “Building 7”
But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she.
Romeo And Juliet Act 2 Scene 2