I’ve not had a lot of time getting out and about with the camera over the last couple of weeks, today was a window of opportunity, but it’s raining.
But here are a couple of news items that have rather captured my imagination,
By Sam Holland
Here is how it was made, but sadly without a full frame shot of the finished design.
(I do think Joe and I could have a lot of fun with some welding equipment)
Then there was the gold, not any old gold, but very old gold, and lots of it. The Staffordshire Hoard, over 15000 pieces of Anglo Saxon gold, jewels and precious metals, found in a field in Staffordshire in July
This is my favourite piece
The inscription reads, something like
"Rise up O Lord, and may thy enemies be dispersed and those who hate the be driven from thy face."
Two very different worlds.
(Aye-up, the sun has just come out, I’m off.)