Coventry, Lady Godiva, York and the Shambles: Trip Notes

First stop today is Coventry at 0900 to see the Cathedral - old ruin and the new.  New cathedral only really visible from air.  We have twenty minutes to shoot.  Go up steps between old and new cathedral.  Statue of St. Michael subduing Lucifer on wall on right.  Old cathedral (ruined by bombing in WWII) very striking.  Main tower still standing.  Morning sun behind cross on altar to your left, difficult but dramatic.  All open to the elements of course.  Luckily, the sky now shows … [Read more...]