Rudisha leads fearsome Kenyan charge in Shanghai  American Nick Seymonds and Michael Rimmer of Britain are also lined up against King David

Rudisha leads fearsome Kenyan charge in Shanghai American Nick Seymonds and Michael Rimmer of Britain are also lined up against King David

The Angel Roof at Westminster Hall (looking East): Built by Hugh Herland for Richard II mainly between 1395-8, this is the earliest known angel roof, and a masterpiece of medieval timber engineering. Photograph © The Houses of Parliament 2012. Photographer: Michael Rimmer.

The Angel Roofs of East Anglia : The History, Origins and Context of Angel Roofs - © Michael Rimmer 2012

King's Lynn, Norfolk - St Nicholas: A roof angel holding the hammer and nails of the Crucifixion, instruments of the Passion. | Photographs & Text: © Michael Rimmer 2014

King's Lynn, Norfolk - St Nicholas: A roof angel holding the hammer and nails of the Crucifixion, instruments of the Passion.

England’s 500-year-old angel roofs are striking – and all but unknown. Michael Rimmer’s photographs provide a rare chance to encounter their beauty up close.

The medieval marvel few people know

England’s angel roofs are striking – and all but unknown. Michael Rimmer’s photographs provide a rare chance to encounter their beauty up close.

A close up of another of the hammerbeam angels at Westminster: These are undoubtedly the work of talented specialist carvers, known in the Middle Ages as imaginours or imagers. We know the names of four of the men who carved the angels for Westminster Hall, and what they were paid.  Photograph © The Houses of Parliament 2012. Photographer: Michael Rimmer.

The Angel Roofs of East Anglia : The History, Origins and Context of Angel Roofs - © Michael Rimmer 2012

Michael Rimmer, European Championships, Zurich, Athletics

Homemade Scotch eggs are a world away from shop bought versions. Worth the effort for an unexpected party treat

Scotch eggs

The Angel Roofs of East Anglia - 3. Norfolk, Locations H to M

Harpley, Norfolk - St Lawrence Church: A arch-braced roof, with shallow-relief angels adorning the apex or ridge beam of the roof against a backing plate. This is the only example of this design type in Norfolk.

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