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‘A Warrior (Against The Heat)’

This is a framed print of a digital piece I created for the recent Summer Solstice. Now I don’t like Summer. I really don’t. I don’t like the relentless heat and noise and light that so many others seem to love. And many of the worst things that have ever happened to me have happened in the Summer, so the whole season is a set of unpleasant, traumatic associations for me. One of the things that most terrifies me about climate change is that we’ll find ourselves locked in an… Read more ‘A Warrior (Against The Heat)’

‘A Monk Remembers’

The ruins of great buildings remind us that the world has undergone huge changes in the past. When so many religious buildings were laid waste by Henry the Eighth and then during the Reformation, it must have seemed to many that the world was ending . Indeed many of those perpetuating the destruction did so in their own belief that the End of Days was upon them and they had to make ready. But the days did not end. The ruins became part of the landscape, the settings and inspirations… Read more ‘A Monk Remembers’