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Untangling the Twists - Who I Have Become
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Our apprentice in Canada - St James United Church
Seeing classical architecture is a rare treat in Canada. So I was very pleased when I encountered this beauty in Montreal. There is no shortage in Gothic revival churches in Canada but this one seemed to be the only one that I encountered that is built befo...

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Our apprentice in Canada - The Assyrian church
I remember the words of Professor  Saana Svard of the Assyriology department in Helsinki University very clearly: “it [Assyria] is an ancient culture with a dead language.”  What I witnessed earlier this month was anything but dead. It was a display of prid...

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The second of six short films made by Magdalen Walks members, offering a glimpse of the history, archaeology and architecture of North Norwich. If you want more, come on Andrew's tour on Saturday 8th October - the day of the Magdalen Street Festival

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Our apprentice in Canada - Saint Joseph's Oratory
As soon as I had some free time I took the first train to Montreal because of all the fascinating stories I’ve heard about their architecture. That day I only managed to see St. Joseph’s Oratory because it required the entire day to fully appreciate it. On ...

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Our apprentice in Canada - Parliament Building Ottawa
Ottawa Parliament Hill I have heard a lot, from Canadians mostly, about the beauty of their parliament building. To someone who grew up in Europe, where there is an abundance and appreciation of traditional architecture, the thought of Canada having fascina...

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The Invention of Photography
An interesting discussion about the historic development of photography led by Melvyn Bragg on BBCs In Our Time: The Invention of Photography

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An evocative sound!

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Stonemasonry Sounds
Early on a Sunday morning in late March 2016 and our Guild Master is at work as the birds sing within the Guild Garden at The Stonemasons' Lodge, St Clement's Church, Colegate, Norwich.
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