Saturday, 16 November 2013

Feet in death

Background: Wooden crucifix photographed in the graveyard at St Germoe, Cornwall, on Sunday 10 November 2013 (Remembrance Day). The carving was originally in a Catholic Church, now closed, nearby. It has been fixed to a telegraph pole.

Tombs of Knights Templar photographed at the Temple Church, London, on Thursday 14 November after a sublime concert by Roderick Williams of Die schone Magelone Johannes Brahms (1833-1837).

Reading and watching

  • Foot by Foot to Santiago de Compostela/Judy Foot
  • The Testament of Mary with Fiona Shaw at the Barbican
  • The Testament of Mary/Colm Toibin
  • Schwanengesang/Schubert - Tony Spence
  • Journals/Robert Falcon Scott
  • Fugitive Pieces/Ann Michaels
  • Unless/Carol Shields
  • Faust/Royal Opera House
  • The Art of Travel/Alain de Botton
  • Mad Men Series 6
  • A Week at The Airport/Alain de Botton
  • The Railway Man/Eric Lomax
  • Bright Lights, Big City/Jay McInerney
  • Stones of Venice/John Ruskin
  • The Sea, the Sea/Iris Murdoch
  • Childe Harold/Lord Byron
  • All The Pretty Horses/Cormac McCarthy
  • Extreme Rambling/Mark Thomas
  • Story of my Life/Jay McInerney
  • Venice Observed/Mary McCarthy