The Earth and the Sky

In countless cultures and religions the sky has been seen as the heavens or the realm of the immortal, whilst the Earth has been seen as the realm of mortals. It is because of this that mankind has longed to discover what is up in the skies. The gates to heaven? Other, sacred, worlds? Whilst we haven't found them yet, we may just not be looking far enough into the sky.

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James Gooding, 2017

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