angel of the north

We have just returned from a trip to the north of England, which is why I've been very quiet for a while. Amongst other things, we paid a visit to the Angel of the North, the Antony Gormley sculpture near Gateshead. I've seen it many times when driving along the A1, but never actually been up close before. … Continue reading angel of the north

monday verse: an arundel tomb

Side by side, their faces blurred, The earl and countess lie in stone, Their proper habits vaguely shown As jointed armour, stiffened pleat, And that faint hint of the absurd— The little dogs under their feet. from An Arundel Tomb by Philip Larkin The heatwave that we've been enduring the past few weeks has had … Continue reading monday verse: an arundel tomb