Category Archives: Abandoned

Note to self…never chuck Negatives

Well, it’s a bit late now! But over the years, with house moves especially, it’s easy to get rid of stuff. Yesterday, in the heat, I thought I would do some gentle sorting….I didn’t get far, because I came across

Note to self…never chuck Negatives

Well, it’s a bit late now! But over the years, with house moves especially, it’s easy to get rid of stuff. Yesterday, in the heat, I thought I would do some gentle sorting….I didn’t get far, because I came across

The view looking back from Postcard 14

When we walked through the alley in Vienna that I showed in my recent Postcard 14, and looked back – this was what we saw. Not as impressive as the view up the alley, but worth an image, I thought. I love

The view looking back from Postcard 14

When we walked through the alley in Vienna that I showed in my recent Postcard 14, and looked back – this was what we saw. Not as impressive as the view up the alley, but worth an image, I thought. I love

The Call to Place – Rheims-Geux

My yearning to find a place, experience it for myself is frequently through reading of it, via printed media or on the Internet. Most of the best ruined, abandoned places I have seen in the past have been found this

The Call to Place – Rheims-Geux

My yearning to find a place, experience it for myself is frequently through reading of it, via printed media or on the Internet. Most of the best ruined, abandoned places I have seen in the past have been found this

One Word Sunday:Stark

In a comment to Debbie, I suggested I might do two images for this word… Firstly, stark as desolate, austere: and secondly, stark as sharply delineated Linked to One Word Sunday over at Debbie’s here

One Word Sunday:Stark

In a comment to Debbie, I suggested I might do two images for this word… Firstly, stark as desolate, austere: and secondly, stark as sharply delineated Linked to One Word Sunday over at Debbie’s here

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