Category Archives: Decay

Netley Abbey in a different century

In Pleasure of Ruins / 1 here, I posted some images of Netley abbey, taken around 2011. Today I was chatting with a friend and she showed me a book which had an image of what this place looked like

Netley Abbey in a different century

In Pleasure of Ruins / 1 here, I posted some images of Netley abbey, taken around 2011. Today I was chatting with a friend and she showed me a book which had an image of what this place looked like

June Squares : Rooves / 14

Staying in rural Poland, here’s a wonderfully weathered old wooden hut roof…. in splendid decay, with the relentless onslaught of the trees: Somehow, it puts me in mind of a little painting I have from Austria, years ago (subject of

June Squares : Rooves / 14

Staying in rural Poland, here’s a wonderfully weathered old wooden hut roof…. in splendid decay, with the relentless onslaught of the trees: Somehow, it puts me in mind of a little painting I have from Austria, years ago (subject of

Adieu to yer, and yer and yer

Well, these roses have dessicated most elegantly….crackling when the vase is moved, but in appearance almost intact: And on the adieu front, I think I shall be slowing down, and even disappearing for a short while ….resuming normal blogging in

Adieu to yer, and yer and yer

Well, these roses have dessicated most elegantly….crackling when the vase is moved, but in appearance almost intact: And on the adieu front, I think I shall be slowing down, and even disappearing for a short while ….resuming normal blogging in

Three Roses, Three Days later

Here are those yellow roses that were shown on 30th April….decaying nicely, all crinkle and shrinking, the textures are lovely (but you probably don’t see this on the low res image):    

Three Roses, Three Days later

Here are those yellow roses that were shown on 30th April….decaying nicely, all crinkle and shrinking, the textures are lovely (but you probably don’t see this on the low res image):    

Bright blooms for a dull day

Just been donated these lovely, bright yellow roses that are commencing their descent into decay…. These three are great, because the one on the left is almost perfect still, the next one crinkling a bit, and the next even more….

Bright blooms for a dull day

Just been donated these lovely, bright yellow roses that are commencing their descent into decay…. These three are great, because the one on the left is almost perfect still, the next one crinkling a bit, and the next even more….

One Word Sunday: Wretched

A once vibrant bloom, well past it’s prime, seriously wretched: Linked to One Word Sunday at Debs’ blog here

One Word Sunday: Wretched

A once vibrant bloom, well past it’s prime, seriously wretched: Linked to One Word Sunday at Debs’ blog here

Y is for Ystwyth Valley

As with X, a dearth of Ys, too. But I do have the Ystwyth Valley (OK, in Welsh this is actually Cwmystwyth – but I need a Y, see?) So, back to the Ystwyth valley… according to Wikipedia, “Silver, lead

Y is for Ystwyth Valley

As with X, a dearth of Ys, too. But I do have the Ystwyth Valley (OK, in Welsh this is actually Cwmystwyth – but I need a Y, see?) So, back to the Ystwyth valley… according to Wikipedia, “Silver, lead