Two icons

Street in London, a cross outside a church on the left and a poster for the iPod on the right

Seeing Jonny Baker’s Sign of the Times photograph on his blog today reminded me of this photograph I took in London last month (above).

It was taken near Waterloo station. What struck me were the two icons: On the left, outside a church building, a statue of Jesus’s crucifix: an icon that you very often see around people’s necks.

On the right, an advertisement poster for the Apple iPod: an icon that you probably more readily see around people’s necks today.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 49 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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