Godrevy Surfing

Godrevy Surf Photography

Godrevy Surf Photography   Surf photography from a wonderful sunny Sunday afternoon on Godrevy beach, south west Cornwall.         Copyright Alexander Maxwell 2016  

Gothic John Ruskin

Gothic Ruin and Ruskin

Gothic   Reading John Ruskin’s book ‘On Art and Life’ had a profound effect on my life. His description of the Gothic architecture can just as easily be inserted to describe a wise man or women, able to evolve within their surroundings. Below is a paragraph from ‘On Art and Life’ about ‘Changeability in Gothic […]

Atlantic Sunset

Atlantic Sunset

Atlantic Sunset   Time paints with an artistic touch delicate lines of the masters brush gentle colours seep through the view washing everything before – anew.     I sat and watched as the dome before me was painted in an array of stunning colours, not in a gallery of still life but a motion […]

November Sunrise

November Sunrise

November Sunrise   ‘Every dawn is a new day to a wise man’     Look to this day! For it is life, the very life of life In its brief course Lie all the verities and realities of your existence: The bliss of growth The glory of action The splendour of beauty For yesterday […]

Nature

Nature

Nature   “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau     Nature has a special place in my heart instilled in me from the early days of exploring with Freeway. It is both peaceful and fascinating; no matter how many occasions I walk along the same […]

Sennen Surfing

Surfing

Surfing Pictures Sennen   ‘My father and my uncle just threw me into the water from an outrigger canoe, I had to swim or else.’ Duke Kahanmoku     I love surfing and the ocean, the thrill of it and the peace it offers me. Duke Kahanamoku is known as the father of modern surfing. […]