In the Crypt of Rochester Cathedral


Spent some time in Rochester and Visited the Cathedral. We walked down in to the crypt and I took this image of one of the windows, once again finding the light and shadow so intriguing.

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”

Sydney J Harris



About Don

I love life. Sometimes it makes sense, other times not. Discerning its underlying patterns and beauty always provides great reward and meaning and is a passion I ineptly follow. I feel deeply attached to nature and love the sea with its distinct moods and colour and find walking along its beaches wonderfully inspiring. Writing, sketching and photography is a sheer joy for me and the blog is one of the places I am able to express these pursuits.
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22 Responses to In the Crypt of Rochester Cathedral

  1. ladyfi says:

    Magnificent shot! And I like the new look of your blog.

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  2. Love the photo and the quotation is just perfect.

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  3. The pale shapes above spark the imagination – two extending claws, teeth, a billowing shroud? Good shot.

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  4. Dan Antion says:

    Egg nucd photo, Don. I love the light.

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  5. LOVE this photo Don! ❤
    Diana xo


  6. You are a talented photographer Don. 🙂


  7. nrhatch says:

    What a cryptic crypt . . . I always believed them to be below ground.

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  8. Darrel H says:

    wow, very cool image. and totally love the quote about mirrors and windows. when you said Rochester I thought of this song: (but that is the USA one. But still a good song about the relationship with his father.)

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  9. Great quote to go with the wonderful photo, Don! 🙂


  10. Val Boyko says:

    Seriously good Dan! I enjoyed the quote … made me stay a little longer 💛

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  11. Hariod Brawn says:

    The curved surfaces look incongruently modernist in this setting. 🙂 Superb quote too, by the way!

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  12. Intriguing, indeed. I love the amazing stonework, Don, and the quote is perfect for the picture.


    • Don says:

      Thank you, Marylin. There are areas in the Cathedral where stone masons perfectly cut the stone in 608 CE. I find it incredible that they had that kind of skill.


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