Eternal Spring

After lunch I progressed enough with ‘Martin Chuzzlewit’ to feature another handful of Charles Keeping’s splendid illustrations to Charles Dickens’s novel. In ‘The sky was black and cloudy, and it rained hard’, Dickens has used the weather as a symbol of the mood he wishes to create. The artist has reflected this in the verticalContinue reading “Eternal Spring”

Friday The Thirteenth

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Why would I go out to photograph a churchyard on such a dull day as was this one? All will become clear later in the post. Here are some of the gravestones in the churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Bransgore; many ivy clad, like this oneContinue reading “Friday The Thirteenth”