Category Archives: ancient architecture

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in December

It is time for another of Paula’s Pick a Word themed challenges and it is the last one this year. As usual you get five words to choose from:   sagacious, non-human, portrayal, remains, stellar. I am, as many of you might guess, choosing Remains….. Acouple

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in December

It is time for another of Paula’s Pick a Word themed challenges and it is the last one this year. As usual you get five words to choose from:   sagacious, non-human, portrayal, remains, stellar. I am, as many of you might guess, choosing Remains….. Acouple

The Glow of Autumn

A couple of late autumn images from nearly a decade ago…I was amazed to note the dates on these (2008), I really hadn’t thought it was so long ago… A faint glow of early evening sun on the stones of

The Glow of Autumn

A couple of late autumn images from nearly a decade ago…I was amazed to note the dates on these (2008), I really hadn’t thought it was so long ago… A faint glow of early evening sun on the stones of

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Just as I was lining up the arch in the Monastic gateway at Glendalough marvelling at the late afternoon light, a man walked into shot (would have been even better were he walking away from me, towards the light!!):

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Just as I was lining up the arch in the Monastic gateway at Glendalough marvelling at the late afternoon light, a man walked into shot (would have been even better were he walking away from me, towards the light!!):

Thursday’s Special: Traces of the Past Y3-09

Yippee! It’s Traces of the Past for Thursday’s Special. Today, we are having a glimpse at some ancient Lycean tombs near Fethiye in Turkey. The grander the tomb, the higher the status of the incumbent in society: Row upon row

Thursday’s Special: Traces of the Past Y3-09

Yippee! It’s Traces of the Past for Thursday’s Special. Today, we are having a glimpse at some ancient Lycean tombs near Fethiye in Turkey. The grander the tomb, the higher the status of the incumbent in society: Row upon row

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

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Someone got in the shot, so I decided it could be a ‘One’

One / 87

Someone got in the shot, so I decided it could be a ‘One’

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As seen in the outer courtyard of the Mezquita in Cordoba. Just look at the strength of that October sun!

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As seen in the outer courtyard of the Mezquita in Cordoba. Just look at the strength of that October sun!