Tag Archives: Architecture

The North and the South of it

At Norwich, in Norfolk, in many of the churches but especially the cathedral, the earlier, southern, style of Romanesque architecture (aka Byzantine) competes with the later, finer, often spectacular northern Gothic for the visitor’s eye. Norwich was my home-town, I … Continue reading

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No Junk Mail

Some things catch the eye when out walking the country lanes . . . I wonder who lives here. An eccentric Norfolk recluse, maybe?  Like the door . . . Art Decor, if I’m not mistaken. Somewhat neglected, though.  Maybe … Continue reading

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The Confusing Case of the Norman Arches

Tuesday 28th June. Up early. Breakfast. Packed lunch. Kit up. Catch bus into Norwich. And another out. I’m heading upriver—the Yare that is. First port of call: Hellington, where I get off the bus. I’ve never been there before. I’m … Continue reading

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