Category Archives: old architecture

What this traveller saw……… in Basilicata

Some more images from past travels – this time, the region of Basilicata in Southern Italy. I was drawn to travelling here when I read Carlo Levi’s book ‘Christ stopped at Eboli’, which describes his time in the impoverished region

What this traveller saw……… in Basilicata

Some more images from past travels – this time, the region of Basilicata in Southern Italy. I was drawn to travelling here when I read Carlo Levi’s book ‘Christ stopped at Eboli’, which describes his time in the impoverished region

What this traveller saw….in Prague

Some images from my travels well over a decade ago… in the days of film I was less trigger happy, and I generally tried to avoid people, especially tourists! But sometimes you can’t get what you want: I love the

What this traveller saw….in Prague

Some images from my travels well over a decade ago… in the days of film I was less trigger happy, and I generally tried to avoid people, especially tourists! But sometimes you can’t get what you want: I love the

The watcher in the shadows

Another image from a while ago that I decided to convert to monochrome:

The watcher in the shadows

Another image from a while ago that I decided to convert to monochrome:

Drawing lots for the Palio, Siena

I was commenting on a recent post of Andrew Petcher’s at Have Bag, Will Travel where we were discussing happy discoveries, and I happened to mention turning up in Siena one evening when they were drawing lots for the Palio (more

Drawing lots for the Palio, Siena

I was commenting on a recent post of Andrew Petcher’s at Have Bag, Will Travel where we were discussing happy discoveries, and I happened to mention turning up in Siena one evening when they were drawing lots for the Palio (more

The other side of Wordless Wednesday

You can just see the Virginia Creeper on the top left of the tower here. I was unable to get  closer to this structure as the gate was firmly bolted, and the farmer turned up shortly after I had taken

The other side of Wordless Wednesday

You can just see the Virginia Creeper on the top left of the tower here. I was unable to get  closer to this structure as the gate was firmly bolted, and the farmer turned up shortly after I had taken