It’s been a bit hectic round here this week, what with one thing and another, but I did manage to dig up our Saxon sisters… not literally, you understand… though I’m working on that….
I did find a superb church dedicated to one of them, though at Castor. No Pollux… Definitely one of ‘ours’… you should see the medieval wall paintings of St Catherine! Not to mention the green men and the carvings on the capitals… It is a bit off our patch for now, being Peterborough way… but I think there may end up being a visit at some point…
Speaking of wall paintings, I felt the need of a little peace after the busyness this week and called at ORC. Thought I could test the new camera while I was there. Battery died after just a few shots though. I was really surprised… you’d expect the wall paintings to be more vivid in damp weather, but apparently not. You wouldn’t believe the colour! The St Catherine martyrdom was really clear! The fresco above St Christopher’s shoulder was the clearest I have ever seen it, and that small painting on the West wall with the veiled women and floating heads looked very interesting… it has to be a Doom… which seems appropriate as we are nearing the end of writing Doomsday!
Continue reading at France and Vincent