The Stone Dragon

This fine creation lives in Hollywood, looming large over the famous Grauman’s Chinese theatre. What did this image teach me? It reminded me that I’d like to go to America again… one day.

The Stone Lion

Why do so many houses have this type of lion statue somewhere in their grounds? Often marking an entrance? What did this image teach me? In Vietnam a lion statue is said to protect people ...

The Stone Mushroom

Keeping with the same theme / location as yesterday – this is another stone object that you can find at Coleton Fishacre, though this time instead of a sphere it’s a mushroom. There are Seders ...

The Stone Spheres

I found these large, impressive stone spheres flanking the entrance to Coleton Fishacre, one of my favourite National Trust properties (though sadly the house is closed during this Covid-19 era). What did these images teach ...

The Celtic Cross

More often associated with the Irish, the celtic cross made its way across Britain during those early, post-Roman days. This one was photographed last autumn in Cornwall, sat upon a tiny church on the edge ...

The Grey Henge

102 years ago Cecil and Mary Chubb gave Stonehenge to the public (landing Cecil a title, First Baron of Stonehenge), and after some restoration in the late 1950s it stands today as one of the ...

Ornate Turret

I’m afraid I can’t remember which National Trust property this particular ornate turret comes from (if you know, please feel free to leave a comment), but I quite like it. What did this image teach ...