A stained glass window in Upper Norwood Methodist Church, London SE19. Tucked rather forlornly behind a branch of Iceland, this unassuming 1960s church was the subject of my latest post on The Triangle SE19.
Religious Leanings

Religious Leanings

Pisa has long been celebrated for its leaning campanile. Coachloads of tourists come from all over the world to photograph each other ‘attempting’ to correct the lean. Lesser known is the gravity defying twisted spire of Chesterfield. On our recent trip to...
A Little Peace

A Little Peace

My last post featured some rich Baroque church interiors in Bavaria. At Kloster Andechs, amongst all the gilded splendour, sits a remarkable chapel that couldn’t be more different. This dark and very moving space is blackened by years of accumulated soot from...
Saints and Sinners

Saints and Sinners

I have recently come back from holidaying in deepest Bavaria. My partner comes from just south of Munich, so it’s a regular destination for us. Much of our time is spent cycling through forests and around lakes, with regular refreshment stops at one of the many...
St Pirans Chapel, Cornwall

St Pirans Chapel, Cornwall

I have a confession to make. I never go to church. I do however, visit on a regular basis. Whenever on a trip somewhere new, be it city or village, the church or cathedral is likely to be a point of interest. In some cases, possibly the only place of interest, and...