Category Archives: Ruins

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 9

Another place that remains sharp in my mind are the Cathar castles of Lastours, visited nearly nine years ago. Most impressive, as there is a group of four castles strung about the hillside on a rocky spine high above the

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 9

Another place that remains sharp in my mind are the Cathar castles of Lastours, visited nearly nine years ago. Most impressive, as there is a group of four castles strung about the hillside on a rocky spine high above the

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 6

Around three decades ago I visited Crete, and prior to setting out had done some reading. I don’t remember now where I first heard of Spinalonga, but determined to get there somehow. IIn those days, you had to visit in a

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 6

Around three decades ago I visited Crete, and prior to setting out had done some reading. I don’t remember now where I first heard of Spinalonga, but determined to get there somehow. IIn those days, you had to visit in a

One Word Sunday: List

Well, today’s word is List…so shall we have a building with a serious list to one side: …or a good old-fashioned list of things: The choice is yours…what will you go for? Linked to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s here

One Word Sunday: List

Well, today’s word is List…so shall we have a building with a serious list to one side: …or a good old-fashioned list of things: The choice is yours…what will you go for? Linked to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s here

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 5

This one is related to my love of ruins. I had seen a photograph of Fay Godwin’s taken near Tanygrisiau in Snowdonia. This was in, I think, 1984, the pre- Internet age. I got my maps of North Wales out and

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 5

This one is related to my love of ruins. I had seen a photograph of Fay Godwin’s taken near Tanygrisiau in Snowdonia. This was in, I think, 1984, the pre- Internet age. I got my maps of North Wales out and

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 4

I know I have shown this image more than once before, but it is one of the places that really made an impression on me….because I had searched it out, because motor racing has always been a passion of mine,

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 4

I know I have shown this image more than once before, but it is one of the places that really made an impression on me….because I had searched it out, because motor racing has always been a passion of mine,

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 3

Another image from my past that is charged with memories for me – I was taking photos of the ruined house when these two girls with parasols appeared, lending another tone to the image…. as if from another era when

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 3

Another image from my past that is charged with memories for me – I was taking photos of the ruined house when these two girls with parasols appeared, lending another tone to the image…. as if from another era when

December Squares : Time (30)

The clock’s gone- no way to tell the Time anymore In my imagination, that round hole in the church tower is where the clock once was….. Feel free to disagree…. Linked to December Squares at Becky’s here

December Squares : Time (30)

The clock’s gone- no way to tell the Time anymore In my imagination, that round hole in the church tower is where the clock once was….. Feel free to disagree…. Linked to December Squares at Becky’s here

December Squares: Time (23) Condemned by Time

Well, more ravages of time, but this ruined church really said condemned to me…..roofless and altarless…a very sad relic Thanks to Becky’s square format, this version looks better than the original…. I had to take the image through a wire

December Squares: Time (23) Condemned by Time

Well, more ravages of time, but this ruined church really said condemned to me…..roofless and altarless…a very sad relic Thanks to Becky’s square format, this version looks better than the original…. I had to take the image through a wire