Category Archives: France

La France Profonde

A view across the fields in rural Gironde, with the sun casting rays through an ominous cloud or three! I just love the variety of trees in the distance. I remember taking this image, but because I shoot raw, looking

La France Profonde

A view across the fields in rural Gironde, with the sun casting rays through an ominous cloud or three! I just love the variety of trees in the distance. I remember taking this image, but because I shoot raw, looking

Gothic

I just love the clouds in this…a nod to El Greco’s gloriously oppressive View of Toledo?? And those two black clad individuals, one barely visible in the distance. Otherwise, it’s deserted…

Gothic

I just love the clouds in this…a nod to El Greco’s gloriously oppressive View of Toledo?? And those two black clad individuals, one barely visible in the distance. Otherwise, it’s deserted…

The One That (nearly) Got Away – Another HCB Imitation, One/124

Trying to divert myself from some depressing reality today, I came across another Cartier Bresson imitation today (to follow two earlier posts), possibly the best I have created. It really was a rapidly assessed moment –  as I glanced through

The One That (nearly) Got Away – Another HCB Imitation, One/124

Trying to divert myself from some depressing reality today, I came across another Cartier Bresson imitation today (to follow two earlier posts), possibly the best I have created. It really was a rapidly assessed moment –  as I glanced through

One / 123 Alsace village

I love Alsace – the towns and villages, the scenery, the food – and above all, the wine!  It was finding some of the wine villages that led us there well over a decade ago, and we weren’t disappointed. Some

One / 123 Alsace village

I love Alsace – the towns and villages, the scenery, the food – and above all, the wine!  It was finding some of the wine villages that led us there well over a decade ago, and we weren’t disappointed. Some

One / 121

Seen in a deserted midday Beaucaire, Provence some years ago. Not my best, he’s a bit lost in the background:

One / 121

Seen in a deserted midday Beaucaire, Provence some years ago. Not my best, he’s a bit lost in the background:

Thursday’s Special: Pick a word in September Y2

Vantage: After I scanned the above image from three decades ago, I noticed that poor donkey looked a bit the worse for wear. Jagged:   Quayside: More at Paula’s here:

Thursday’s Special: Pick a word in September Y2

Vantage: After I scanned the above image from three decades ago, I noticed that poor donkey looked a bit the worse for wear. Jagged:   Quayside: More at Paula’s here:

Lookout

A couple of lookouts – From l’Abbaye de Saint Romain in Provence, looking out from the chapel built into the rock (onto the Rhone delta): ..and from the Castillo San Pedro del Morro, Santiago de Cuba: Linked to Lookout at

Lookout

A couple of lookouts – From l’Abbaye de Saint Romain in Provence, looking out from the chapel built into the rock (onto the Rhone delta): ..and from the Castillo San Pedro del Morro, Santiago de Cuba: Linked to Lookout at