Category Archives: Ruins

Windows of Lucania….

Been having a trawl through my recent past, and a visit to Craco Veccia, in the Basilicata region of Italy, once Lucania. Here are some windows that have seen better days: See more windows at Paula’s here

Windows of Lucania….

Been having a trawl through my recent past, and a visit to Craco Veccia, in the Basilicata region of Italy, once Lucania. Here are some windows that have seen better days: See more windows at Paula’s here

Deep in the Forest / 19 Ake’s house

We’ve seen the peat processing place, and the workshop… now for the inside of Ake’s tiny wooden house, or what’s left of it: I loved the different colours of the wood.

Deep in the Forest / 19 Ake’s house

We’ve seen the peat processing place, and the workshop… now for the inside of Ake’s tiny wooden house, or what’s left of it: I loved the different colours of the wood.

The lost library in the woods

In the late 18th century, the lord of the castle at Hovdala Slott, Michael Ehrenborg, dreamt of a new library to house his many book in a natural setting. He found what he considered the perfect place in the woods

The lost library in the woods

In the late 18th century, the lord of the castle at Hovdala Slott, Michael Ehrenborg, dreamt of a new library to house his many book in a natural setting. He found what he considered the perfect place in the woods

One / 98 Ruminating on a ruin

Another ‘One’ from my visit to Sweden, this time at the ruins of an uncompleted 18th century library in the woods…. I shall create a post with some of the images from this romantic, fairytale place soon.

One / 98 Ruminating on a ruin

Another ‘One’ from my visit to Sweden, this time at the ruins of an uncompleted 18th century library in the woods…. I shall create a post with some of the images from this romantic, fairytale place soon.

Postcards from my Past / 8 North Wales slate mining

My postcards are taking no sensible order – my original intention was to have them in chronological order, but I keep discovering things that I forgot to slot in in the appropriate place! So the last postcard was from Rheims

Postcards from my Past / 8 North Wales slate mining

My postcards are taking no sensible order – my original intention was to have them in chronological order, but I keep discovering things that I forgot to slot in in the appropriate place! So the last postcard was from Rheims

Deep in the Forest / 11

Now we are inside the old wooden workshop (two images here) – a right old jumble, and this structure, whilst not in such a poor state as the peatery we saw earlier, was not looking too robust itself! And we

Deep in the Forest / 11

Now we are inside the old wooden workshop (two images here) – a right old jumble, and this structure, whilst not in such a poor state as the peatery we saw earlier, was not looking too robust itself! And we

One / 95 and Satisfaction

Satisfaction for me is a job well done, a personal challenge met, getting to see a place for myself that I have heard about, and it meeting expectations…… for example. Personal challenges have included my ‘One’ series of images with

One / 95 and Satisfaction

Satisfaction for me is a job well done, a personal challenge met, getting to see a place for myself that I have heard about, and it meeting expectations…… for example. Personal challenges have included my ‘One’ series of images with

Postcards from my Past / 7

I have always been quite good at looking places up for potential exploration, and before I had access to the internet this would involve a lot of searching in books and magazines. One of the searches was the old motor

Postcards from my Past / 7

I have always been quite good at looking places up for potential exploration, and before I had access to the internet this would involve a lot of searching in books and magazines. One of the searches was the old motor