The Kelpies

My parents have been visiting, and I thought they might like to see The Kelpies. A few years ago we rather enjoyed visiting Jaume Plensa’s Dream, a meditative and beautiful public sculpture commemorating Lancashire’s mining past. Like Plensa’s Dream, The Kelpies celebrate industrial heritage, but are things of water rather than of light. Kelpies are… Read More

ex terra lucem

I returned to Lancashire for the weekend, and went for a walk with my mum and dad. We parked the car near the colliery gates. . . . . .and we made our way over the landscape which covers the site of the mine. The trees thinned and the ground rose up before us. Then… Read More