Category Archives: Abandoned

Old Lucania – Sensing the History of Place

A few years ago I went with a friend to the region of Basilicata (originally Lucania) in southern Italy. This was prompted to some degree by the fact that neither of us had been there before, and we were curious

Old Lucania – Sensing the History of Place

A few years ago I went with a friend to the region of Basilicata (originally Lucania) in southern Italy. This was prompted to some degree by the fact that neither of us had been there before, and we were curious

Y is for Ystwyth Valley

As with X, a dearth of Ys, too. But I do have the Ystwyth Valley (OK, in Welsh this is actually Cwmystwyth – but I need a Y, see?) So, back to the Ystwyth valley… according to Wikipedia, “Silver, lead

Y is for Ystwyth Valley

As with X, a dearth of Ys, too. But I do have the Ystwyth Valley (OK, in Welsh this is actually Cwmystwyth – but I need a Y, see?) So, back to the Ystwyth valley… according to Wikipedia, “Silver, lead

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

A Message from the past??

Could this have been the captain’s abandoned last meal on the Marie Celeste? Thanks to Pete at Beetley Pete for the idea, when I posted the colour version a few days ago! Linked to Thursday’s Special at Paula’s

A Message from the past??

Could this have been the captain’s abandoned last meal on the Marie Celeste? Thanks to Pete at Beetley Pete for the idea, when I posted the colour version a few days ago! Linked to Thursday’s Special at Paula’s

Meaningful in (moody?) Monochrome

I showed a few meaningful images of 2017 a few days ago. But here are a few more that meant something to me, these in monochrome: Linked to Weekly Photo Challenge Favourites here

Meaningful in (moody?) Monochrome

I showed a few meaningful images of 2017 a few days ago. But here are a few more that meant something to me, these in monochrome: Linked to Weekly Photo Challenge Favourites here

Abandoned and Alone in the Forest

Abandoned is one of my recurring themes, so how could I not submit a post for Cee’s black & white challenge this week….. a poor forlorn husk of a vehicle, this image has previously been posted in colour, but monochrome

Abandoned and Alone in the Forest

Abandoned is one of my recurring themes, so how could I not submit a post for Cee’s black & white challenge this week….. a poor forlorn husk of a vehicle, this image has previously been posted in colour, but monochrome

Elevation

The eerie remains of the forts at Red Sands, showing their elevation above the sea. On the right of the image, you can see the remains of one of the walkways that linked the forts – just imagine having to

Elevation

The eerie remains of the forts at Red Sands, showing their elevation above the sea. On the right of the image, you can see the remains of one of the walkways that linked the forts – just imagine having to

The Ghosts of Grands Prix Past

…if you go down to the Pits today: …but you won’t see this scene any more as the building has been painted. Denuded of its atmosphere, if you ask me…

The Ghosts of Grands Prix Past

…if you go down to the Pits today: …but you won’t see this scene any more as the building has been painted. Denuded of its atmosphere, if you ask me…