Category Archives: Ruins

One / 210

Well, this is, effectively One / 209 from St Dunstan revisited, or rather taken from a different POV. I prefer the window at the back in this version, and the archway, but I had to walk down some steps to

One / 210

Well, this is, effectively One / 209 from St Dunstan revisited, or rather taken from a different POV. I prefer the window at the back in this version, and the archway, but I had to walk down some steps to

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #49: Favourite Things

These are just a few of my favourite things To start and end the day black coffee (a lungo or bigger in the morning at breakfast, and a double espresso after my evening meal). And I do love a nice

Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #49: Favourite Things

These are just a few of my favourite things To start and end the day black coffee (a lungo or bigger in the morning at breakfast, and a double espresso after my evening meal). And I do love a nice

One Word Sunday: Missing

I love trying to find an image to fit Debbie’s word on a Sunday, and this on had me wondering how to approach it So, first I thought of a clock with missing numbers And a house with missing slates

One Word Sunday: Missing

I love trying to find an image to fit Debbie’s word on a Sunday, and this on had me wondering how to approach it So, first I thought of a clock with missing numbers And a house with missing slates

Singular moments (2): Souville

More of those moments, however brief, when you come across something that strikes a chord, sticks in the mind….. Verdun…the enormity of the French sacrifice in World War 1 Exploring the woods around Verdun….we visited the forts of Vaux and

Singular moments (2): Souville

More of those moments, however brief, when you come across something that strikes a chord, sticks in the mind….. Verdun…the enormity of the French sacrifice in World War 1 Exploring the woods around Verdun….we visited the forts of Vaux and

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 12

I had read of the abandoned town of Craco some years ago now, and  determined to see it when I found out that it was possible to visit. I can still see myself taking these images, walking around this place…and

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 12

I had read of the abandoned town of Craco some years ago now, and  determined to see it when I found out that it was possible to visit. I can still see myself taking these images, walking around this place…and

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