IHBC Summer School 2015, Norwich

Last week I was lucky enough to be heading down to Norwich for the annual IHBC (Institute of Historic Building Conservators) Summer School in Norwich, a city I had never visited before, but will definitely be visiting again.  I had a fantastic time, exploring Norwich on two tours organised as part of the School, and being surrounded by architecture…

The Hogbacks at Govan Old

On a cold and dark afternoon in Govan I was thrilled to find myself looking at the ancient hogback stones in Govan Old Parish Church.  Having studied Archaeology briefly at the University of Glasgow ,I was excited to finally see these sculptures in all their glory.  They are far more spectacular, and in fact stranger, in…