The Merchants of Beverley and the Tudor Age


This sounds a very parochial title, but Renaissance Beverley was anything but parochial. Beverley merchants traded (and thus were influencers) across Europe – as far East as present-day Russia and south to Italy and beyond. Of course, it was two-way traffic and ideas on trade, religion and art found their way back to the northContinue reading “The Merchants of Beverley and the Tudor Age”

Inspirational Structures


Inspirational structures can lead to a new, simpler, less mystical mindfulness. The Hafnia Sea did it for me. The brilliance of the engineer and architect who put it there, need celebrating. The moment against the blue sky, was magic. Did those engineers and maritime architects know they were creating art? And the captain placed theContinue reading “Inspirational Structures”