An excerpt from Wind in the Willows

Nice? It's the ONLY thing, said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leant forward for his stroke. Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING - absolute nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing, he went on dreamily: messing - about - in - boats; messing----'
From 'Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame.

Friday, 29 November 2013

Christchurch (Cardboard) Cathedral

My sister travelled down to Christchurch with her daughter recently and kindly sent me a postcard of the new 'cardboard' cathedral which she says has wonderful accoustics.

This image is of the Cathedral as I remember it.












This image is of the Cathedral after the devastating earthquake









And this is the visually stunning new 'cardboard' Cathedral.  He does give you hope I feel.


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