Day 36 – St George

Bernt Notke, St George and the Dragon, c. 1483-89, Storkyrkan, Stockholm My text for today is taken from Henry V, Act iii, line 1125:  ‘Cry “God for Harry, England and St George!”’ Happy Birthday Shakespeare! Happy St George’s Day! Ramadan Mubarak! And while we’re about it, we should also remember the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes, bothContinue reading “Day 36 – St George”

Day 31 – The Suitors Praying

Giotto di Bondone, The Suitors Praying, 1305, Scrovegni Chapel, Padua. I ended yesterday’s Picture Of The Day with a lacuna. Apologies if I confused you, but I had said what was going to happen in the second sentence of the second paragraph… Today, I want to continue with a lacuna. Or rather, I want to talkContinue reading “Day 31 – The Suitors Praying”