The hospital

The construction of the Threshold Project has begun in earnest. The church is open for ‘normal service’ which will be our mantra for the next seven months or so. As we see the project take shape, I have been reflecting on the future of this building – what is its purpose? How might it be a shared space for the use of others? Continue reading “The hospital”

Sowing with tears and reaping with joy

THE THRESHOLD PROJECT – IT’S REALLY GOING TO HAPPEN!! I am delighted to be able to report that St Michael & All Angels has been granted a faculty authorising the development of the Threshold Project, the west extension extension traditionally known as a narthex.  Continue reading “Sowing with tears and reaping with joy”

The wilds of nature

We must have officially entered the Great British garden season now that the Chelsea Flower Show is upon us, or the Chelsea Shower Flow if you are visiting in the rain! The garden plays an important part in British culture, behaviour and architecture. Our domestic plots of lawn, flowers and trees reveals a nations humble attempt to suppress and contain the wilds of nature. Continue reading “The wilds of nature”