Category Archives: Beauty

The Numinous

The word “Numinous” describes that which evokes a sense of the transcendent, the mystical, or the sublime. It kind of speaks of the mysterious “other” however we experience it. The fact that it’s not something manufactured and at our beck … Continue reading

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Winter Light

Our fields are full of these at the moment. I shot this in the late afternoon light. As I’ve said before the golden light of Winter is something I so enjoy.

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Architecture Speaks

The design, order and symmetry, as well as the aesthetics of this little scene touched me deeply as I walked past. There was something  beautiful and extremely peaceful about it, both outwardly and inwardly. I think the colour also had … Continue reading

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Nature’s Still Life

A Still Life, no matter how good the artist may be in setting it up, will always have something artificial about it, and I don’t mean that in a derogatory way. It’s just a given. I suspect it has something … Continue reading

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The World At Your Feet

The late afternoon Winter sun has a golden glow about it. I was walking through the forest behind our home and saw this on the ground. Sometimes beauty lies at our feet. I often find that looking down has rewards … Continue reading

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A River

  This morning I stood on a bridge in Aylesford and quietly watched the Medway river running towards its oneness with the sea. I’ve been reading about the history of this river and visualized and imagined all its ancient stories … Continue reading

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Wintry Light and Shadow

The Wintry light and shadow in the English landscape is magnificent to behold. The contrast can be extremely sharp. It’s both beautiful and a little ominous. This was the view from our backyard at 4pm today. I was entranced by … Continue reading

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