Monastery ceiling

Chapel ceiling
Painted orthodox church ceiling – Tismana Monastery, Romania. Photo from Stock.xchng

A few people (including my Mum) have asked where we got the photograph that appears on the front cover of this month’s Inspires magazine, the magazine of the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC).

The Revd Kelvin Holdsworth — one of the few other blogging priests in the SEC — deserves the credit, as he found the image on the stock.xchng free stock photo website. (A wonderful resource.)

The photograph is of a painted orthodox church ceiling at Tismana Monastery in Romania. It is royalty free and carries no restrictions.

The photograph, that is. I suspect that the monastery requires a little more discipline from its users.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 47 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Scrum master at Vision Ltd, Dundee. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall. Enneagram type FOUR and introvert, I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, write, draw and laugh… a lot.

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