2 March 18: Circles everywhere

A while back I revealed that my second-in-command isn’t mad keen on circles in design (round windows are a particular bete noire: I figure he could never live on a boat). Nature is full of circles and those, apparently, are passable: it’s the deliberate use of circles in design that he’s not a fan of. Circles have been revered for millennia. Greek scholar Proclus called circles ‘the first, simplest and most perfect form’ and even the Egyptians were fixated enough to create a method for working out the area of a circle before the days of pi. Me? I love circles, which must be why (I’ve noticed) I seem to photograph them a lot. They are comforting yet confident. Here’s to circles – sorry, SIC…
Martha, The Colour File x 

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