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Training to be a stonemason offers several lessons in disappointment. I’ve kept telling myself that this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, especially at this early stage. There’s no way around it. Mistakes must be made – it’s part of the … Continue reading
Sam White slid these words of encouragement across the classroom table during Friday morning’s theory lesson. I’ll file this one under “Stone Banter”.
Stones have been around for a while. So have words. One perhaps a little longer than the other. The point is: they both exist and have had enough time to introduce themselves. It’s not surprising then that, at some point … Continue reading
I’ve been having some problems with Colleen. Sam (of A Noble Craft fame) walked over as we were clearing away our things at the end of Friday’s practical session. He considered her for a second and shook his head. “I’ll … Continue reading
On another day, I might have imagined the hum of half a dozen masons, huddled with plans and sandwiches on stools in the corner. One man would know the build by heart,would rest in its vertices and dream in Perpendicular. … Continue reading