Tuesday, September 16, 2008


St. Botolph is the patron saint of travellers - and all aspects of farming. I have some St Christopher cuff-links and I'm wondering if it's only luck that's kept me from vagabonds and highwaymen when I've been abroad... Perhaps they're both up there watching out for us so maybe I should start searching for a tie clip featuring St B?

This is a detail from the North Aisle of St Botolph's Church here in the city -at what used to be the city gate for the south of medieval Cambridge. The panels alongside feature Hope and Faith unsurprisingly. There are around 8 churches in approx 200yds in this area and this one of the ones that gets overlooked - it's worth popping in though - the main part is 700 years old.

and here's some cheeriness: