Category Archives: Abandoned

Six Word Saturday: In need of a little renovation

An overcast day adds to the gloom for this abandoned property: See more Six Words over at Debbie’s here Advertisements

Six Word Saturday: In need of a little renovation

An overcast day adds to the gloom for this abandoned property: See more Six Words over at Debbie’s here

Imagine this place in it’s prime

The grand Woodstock House in Kilkenny, Ireland was constructed in 1747 to a design by the prominent architect Francis Bindon. It was home to the Tighe family for generations, and large gardens, including an arboretum, were laid out in the

Imagine this place in it’s prime

The grand Woodstock House in Kilkenny, Ireland was constructed in 1747 to a design by the prominent architect Francis Bindon. It was home to the Tighe family for generations, and large gardens, including an arboretum, were laid out in the

Pleasure of Ruins / 6 Newark Priory

Time for another ruined abbey/priory. This time, Newark Priory. I have posted about this before, but I can’t find the post! The priory is on private land, so no access, unfortunately. However, one can get photos from the tow path when

Pleasure of Ruins / 6 Newark Priory

Time for another ruined abbey/priory. This time, Newark Priory. I have posted about this before, but I can’t find the post! The priory is on private land, so no access, unfortunately. However, one can get photos from the tow path when

Traces of the Past Y3 – 08

The gunpowder mills at Torsebro, Sweden: Linked to Paula’s Traces of the past here

Traces of the Past Y3 – 08

The gunpowder mills at Torsebro, Sweden: Linked to Paula’s Traces of the past here

Shiny? Diversions, distractions and detours…..

My shiny is anything but….. Give me a bit of abandoned, dereliction and decay, and my mind and shutter finger can go into overdrive, as they did here: see other people’s ideas of Shiny here    

Shiny? Diversions, distractions and detours…..

My shiny is anything but….. Give me a bit of abandoned, dereliction and decay, and my mind and shutter finger can go into overdrive, as they did here: see other people’s ideas of Shiny here    

Windows of Lucania….

Been having a trawl through my recent past, and a visit to Craco Veccia, in the Basilicata region of Italy, once Lucania. Here are some windows that have seen better days: See more windows at Paula’s here

Windows of Lucania….

Been having a trawl through my recent past, and a visit to Craco Veccia, in the Basilicata region of Italy, once Lucania. Here are some windows that have seen better days: See more windows at Paula’s here

Deep in the Forest / 20

Well, this is my last post from the visit to the wonderful Kyrko Mosse…. an old bus, gradually crumpling groundwards. I would have loved to look inside, but didn’t think it was wise to do so (though I did notice

Deep in the Forest / 20

Well, this is my last post from the visit to the wonderful Kyrko Mosse…. an old bus, gradually crumpling groundwards. I would have loved to look inside, but didn’t think it was wise to do so (though I did notice

Postcards from my past / 9

Today we are time-travelling to the 1980s….mid to late ’80s. My then partner and I had travelled to Provence, and my parents were already staying there. We all met up, and my father, ever the keen map reader and browser

Postcards from my past / 9

Today we are time-travelling to the 1980s….mid to late ’80s. My then partner and I had travelled to Provence, and my parents were already staying there. We all met up, and my father, ever the keen map reader and browser