Category Archives: Ruins

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Traces of the Past: Cornwall’s mining heritage

As I’m not feeling 100% today, a quick post to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. The ruins of a tin mine illustrating Cornwall’s mining heritage, quite solid Traces of the Past. I posted a monochrome version of

Traces of the Past: Cornwall’s mining heritage

As I’m not feeling 100% today, a quick post to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. The ruins of a tin mine illustrating Cornwall’s mining heritage, quite solid Traces of the Past. I posted a monochrome version of

Pleasure of Ruins / 3 Cornwall’s tin mines

After posting Postcards from my Past 3 about Cornwall’s old mines, I wanted to convert some of the old mine images into monochrome. I decided they looked pretty good, so here they are ….. After the Welsh mines, the Cornish

Pleasure of Ruins / 3 Cornwall’s tin mines

After posting Postcards from my Past 3 about Cornwall’s old mines, I wanted to convert some of the old mine images into monochrome. I decided they looked pretty good, so here they are ….. After the Welsh mines, the Cornish

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Pleasure of Ruins / 2

This time, we’re off to Bayham Abbey, in East Sussex. Now owned by English Heritage, it is a picturesque place. I find that I didn’t take any images that give an idea of the scale of the remaining buildings, but

Pleasure of Ruins / 2

This time, we’re off to Bayham Abbey, in East Sussex. Now owned by English Heritage, it is a picturesque place. I find that I didn’t take any images that give an idea of the scale of the remaining buildings, but

Postcards from my Past / 1 Abergynolwyn

I have been thinking about doing a series of ‘Postcards from my Past’ for a while, then Meg over at Morsels and Scraps started her Postcards from the past, and that jolted me, spurred me on. Abergynolwyn I am about

Postcards from my Past / 1 Abergynolwyn

I have been thinking about doing a series of ‘Postcards from my Past’ for a while, then Meg over at Morsels and Scraps started her Postcards from the past, and that jolted me, spurred me on. Abergynolwyn I am about

Pleasure of Ruins / 1

Time to have another project, because my ‘One’ series images are becoming depleted… So with apologies to the late Dame Rose Macaulay for nicking her book title for this series, here goes. These will be purely random dips into my

Pleasure of Ruins / 1

Time to have another project, because my ‘One’ series images are becoming depleted… So with apologies to the late Dame Rose Macaulay for nicking her book title for this series, here goes. These will be purely random dips into my