Happy New Year. One of the few upsides of 2020 for me was that I got to complete the Hertfordshire Greens project in the autumn and to publish The Mimram photo essay just now. It’s not comprehensive and it’s not documentary but I think it provides a flavour of this lovely little river from itsContinue reading “The Mimram”
Strange folk in Baldock … and Cottered. Happy New Year.
More photographs than usual for this post. It’s one of my favourite churches – St. Mary’s at Ashwell, a beautiful village where two rivers rise. The graffiti in the church is touching, sobering, an emotive bridge to distant forbears. In this year 2020, it is particularly redolent, an obvious link between past and present andContinue reading “Churches #7”
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The church at St. Paul’s Walden dates from the 13th or 14th century and retains some early features. Ancient graves discovered close by indicate much earlier religious activity of some ilk. The church was refurbished in Georgian times. While much may have been lost then, the result is still pleasing. The soft Hertfordshire stone usedContinue reading “Churches #5”