November 22nd, 2021

Closer to God

London 2021 #6

Back in 1986 Tim & I went to a service at St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate the 450th anniversary of our school. As Nick wasn't able to go, we were able to sit under the dome, as we had 2 ex-students with 20 years of attendance. I do remember one of the questions was ... where will you be at the 500th?

Anyway, St Paul's was one of the places I visited when I was in London ... here is a small sample of that amazing Church, which is stunning, but also very much a working Church.

As I went on a free guided tour I got to see a couple of places that are normally closed - so well worth doing if you ever get a chance to visit.




The dome
The High Altar


Close up of one of the memorials
The Quoire - and close up of the mosaics



I also went down to the Crypt -




Nelson is buried directly under the dome

And, I walked up to the Stone Gallery -


Looking over to The Millenial Bridge ... and you can see The Globe as well

This stairecase is in the tower to the right of the great west door

The famous picture "Light of the World" was not on show as it is going to be partof a new memorial .... for those who died of Covid
James singing - music notes

Monday Madness

... But at least I finished work early, so afetr a hectic clinic I got home early.  Actually our patients were OK, but those in a related clinic were very "needy", so it was fairly full-on.

So I've had a walk, posted some photos and now realise that I need to get a set of icons finished ASAP as they need to be posted in the next couple of days ... but before I open up the graphics programme ...

22. Do you still use a radio or just use your phone/computer for music?
Radio & CD to listen to music

20 Star Trek Voyager Icons

YAY - I have managed to get this set done ... although there are only a few I am 100% happy with, but as life is getting away from me I am going to post the set. They are for Round 32 of monthlyinspo with the theme being Robust Red

Over the last few weeks I have re-watched Star Trek Voyager season 3 so these icons are made from that season -

1 2 3 4 5
Untitled(2) sacredground071 fairtrade_229 1(13) remember240
6 7 8 9 10
sacredground127 theswarm063 theswarm161 flashback097 flashback115
11 12 13 14 15
basicsII001 unity_064 fairtrade_061 basicsII110 alterego_019_(1)
16 17 18 19 20
alterego_096 alterego_397 macrocosm_110 008 macrocosm_002

As ever, all are snaggable, but credit would be appreciated. The credits are available over at my icon journal - d4s_icons