“The Royal Wizard John Dee”.

“The Royal Wizard John Dee”.

John Dee is regarded as one of the period’s leading scholars, who cast horoscopes for Queen Mary and her Spanish husband, Philip, and suggested the most auspicious date for the coronation of Elizabeth I. But he was also said to use crystal balls to communicate with angels and collaborated with a conman who assured him … Continue reading

“Nightfalls.”

“Nightfalls.”

Photograph and story by Jared Morgan – From Pic of the Week I have always gravitated to night photography. Mundane places can be very different, even spectacular when viewed through the filter of the darkness. I also love landscape photography and with the arrival of the ‘wet season’ it was time to combine these two. … Continue reading

“Tornado Country.”

“Tornado Country.”

Photographer Jason Weingart was here when the wildest tornado ever recorded struck El Reno, Oklahoma in the month of May, 2013. It was the same tornado that killed three researchers. Two years earlier, he had nearly been hit by positive lightning, escaping death by only a few feet. By the time he was safe, he … Continue reading

“The Loser.”

“The Loser.”

“AhSo!” Kenny Rogers once sang “Never Count Your Money till the Dealings Done”. It’s a Pity the Lesson wasn’t learnt at Rod Parham’s place one Friday night after Hansard shift. Half a dozen Comps gathered there at 1.30 in the morning for drinks an… Continue reading