Category Archives: memories

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 / 10

A decade or so ago I came across the films of the late Andrei Tarkovsky, after visiting the great gothic abbey of San Galgano  which entailed a fair journey from where we were staying, but I was determined to see

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 10

A decade or so ago I came across the films of the late Andrei Tarkovsky, after visiting the great gothic abbey of San Galgano  which entailed a fair journey from where we were staying, but I was determined to see

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 / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 8

In the ’90s, my parents mentioned a little town in the Vienne that we might like to see on a return from the EuroClassic if we were in the area. One year we did work a route out to take

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January – Y4

Crepuscular coded – An oblique look at coded – you can’t see the codes in this picture lofty – Driving back throughout France well over a decade ago,  we came upon this place, with the church on the rock towering

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in January – Y4

Crepuscular coded – An oblique look at coded – you can’t see the codes in this picture lofty – Driving back throughout France well over a decade ago,  we came upon this place, with the church on the rock towering

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

LensArtists Photo Challenge #27: My Travels

My Travels I have always loved travelling, seeing new places, meeting new people. When I was in my late teens, I organised a Youth Hosteling trip in North Wales, then a year or two later went InterRailing with a friend…and

LensArtists Photo Challenge #27: My Travels

My Travels I have always loved travelling, seeing new places, meeting new people. When I was in my late teens, I organised a Youth Hosteling trip in North Wales, then a year or two later went InterRailing with a friend…and

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 4

I know I have shown this image more than once before, but it is one of the places that really made an impression on me….because I had searched it out, because motor racing has always been a passion of mine,

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 4

I know I have shown this image more than once before, but it is one of the places that really made an impression on me….because I had searched it out, because motor racing has always been a passion of mine,