Monthly Archives: June 2017

A short break from blogging….

Having a restful break for a short while… ….see you soon, when hopefully I’m back revived! Advertisements

A short break from blogging….

Having a restful break for a short while… ….see you soon, when hopefully I’m back revived!

Pleasure of Ruins / 5 Jervaulx Abbey

5 years ago, I ventured North to see a longstanding friend who I see all too rarely these days. Whilst there I got to revisit Rievaulx Abbey, and this enchanting, privately owned abbey, also one of the great Cistercian abbeys

Pleasure of Ruins / 5 Jervaulx Abbey

5 years ago, I ventured North to see a longstanding friend who I see all too rarely these days. Whilst there I got to revisit Rievaulx Abbey, and this enchanting, privately owned abbey, also one of the great Cistercian abbeys

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Six Word Saturday: A glimpse into the old attic….

Found this while I was looking for something else: Seen better days, but I think renovation was on the cards…. See more Six Words here

Six Word Saturday: A glimpse into the old attic….

Found this while I was looking for something else: Seen better days, but I think renovation was on the cards…. See more Six Words here

Pleasure of Ruins / 4 Rievaulx Abbey

My first two ruins in this series were abbeys, and here’s another one – the most majestic Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx in North Yorkshire. This time, I haven’t converted the images to monochrome as I think this place is best in

Pleasure of Ruins / 4 Rievaulx Abbey

My first two ruins in this series were abbeys, and here’s another one – the most majestic Cistercian abbey of Rievaulx in North Yorkshire. This time, I haven’t converted the images to monochrome as I think this place is best in

Two of Anything: Sheep on the beach

This doesn’t fit the brief as it’s not monochrome, but I wanted to post this image anyway and it has to be seen in colour: More Two of anything at Cee’s here.

Two of Anything: Sheep on the beach

This doesn’t fit the brief as it’s not monochrome, but I wanted to post this image anyway and it has to be seen in colour: More Two of anything at Cee’s here.

Transient

I thought of Street Art, which is definitely transient, but then I decided to revert to type and show a bit of decay – the remains of things are testament to their existence as viable entities at one time but

Transient

I thought of Street Art, which is definitely transient, but then I decided to revert to type and show a bit of decay – the remains of things are testament to their existence as viable entities at one time but