Category Archives: Decay

One Word Sunday: Power

How to illustrate this? We could think of power from an engine, muscle power, the power of the sea … Well, I decided to go with an engine, and this is one that provided the power for a Maginot Line

One Word Sunday: Power

How to illustrate this? We could think of power from an engine, muscle power, the power of the sea … Well, I decided to go with an engine, and this is one that provided the power for a Maginot Line

One / 197

We say ‘hello’ to a scene we saw the other day, but this time there is a lone person in view. Another ‘One’ that was a long way down, but a diminutive figure that stands out because of his dark

One / 197

We say ‘hello’ to a scene we saw the other day, but this time there is a lone person in view. Another ‘One’ that was a long way down, but a diminutive figure that stands out because of his dark

Faded Splendour

When wandering about the streets of the old part of Lisbon, around the Alfama area, I couldn’t help but notice some of the rather magnificent tiles on many buildings were damaged or had fallen off, and some rather splendid buildings had

Faded Splendour

When wandering about the streets of the old part of Lisbon, around the Alfama area, I couldn’t help but notice some of the rather magnificent tiles on many buildings were damaged or had fallen off, and some rather splendid buildings had

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

East Side Gallery, Berlin 2 decades ago….

The images were very much of their time – speaking, as they did, of the political events unfolding: Hh  

East Side Gallery, Berlin 2 decades ago….

The images were very much of their time – speaking, as they did, of the political events unfolding: Hh  

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Time for another lone person I spotted in my travels, along with a bonus tram! OK, it’s a bit of a cheat, because the driver in the tram is visible, albeit face obscured….and if you search hard, there is one

One / 191

Time for another lone person I spotted in my travels, along with a bonus tram! OK, it’s a bit of a cheat, because the driver in the tram is visible, albeit face obscured….and if you search hard, there is one

Street / 43

Climb up towards the light (those steps look endless): The Alfama district in Lisbon looked so worth exploring….but with decreasing mobility, I have to content myself with tantalising glimpses!

Street / 43

Climb up towards the light (those steps look endless): The Alfama district in Lisbon looked so worth exploring….but with decreasing mobility, I have to content myself with tantalising glimpses!