York Christmas Trees

The prestige of having a tree chosen to stand outside the Prime Ministers home at 10 Downing Street goes each year to the winner of the Christmas Tree Champion Grower of the Year competition. This year it was awarded to York Christmas Trees following a competition where growers nominated their best tree for selection. OrganisedContinue reading “York Christmas Trees”

Life’s a Bench

So I’ve been dipping in and out of a project recently that began, quite without intention, a number of years ago where I document the plaques left in memorial to loved ones on benches that I happened to pass as I was out and about on various other jobs or projects. What started out asContinue reading “Life’s a Bench”

Sankta Lucia 2016

Matilda Jarl, 15, from the Jarfalla chamber choir near Stockholm played the role of Lucia last night as she led the procession during the Swedish Sankta Lucia Festival of Light service at York Minster. The Sankta Lucia service is a traditional Swedish service merged from pagan and christian traditions and celebrates Saint Lucy who wasContinue reading “Sankta Lucia 2016”