Category Archives: Postcards

Postcards from my Past 14 …Vienna, Elegance

A friend and I went Interrailing in Europe nearly four decades ago…. She lent me her notebooks from the time, and I have been having some interesting reminiscences …. I have quite a number of slides, over 95% unscanned, but

Postcards from my Past 14 …Vienna, Elegance

A friend and I went Interrailing in Europe nearly four decades ago…. She lent me her notebooks from the time, and I have been having some interesting reminiscences …. I have quite a number of slides, over 95% unscanned, but

Postcards from my Past / 13 Fairfield Church

For the past week, I have been trying to find an image following a conversation I had with my friend Debs of Travel with Intent  We were looking at photographs in an exhibition, and I said “that’s Fairfield church”, and

Postcards from my Past / 13 Fairfield Church

For the past week, I have been trying to find an image following a conversation I had with my friend Debs of Travel with Intent  We were looking at photographs in an exhibition, and I said “that’s Fairfield church”, and

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my past / 12 A great driving road….

I watched a programme on the Yesterday TV Channel entitled Abandoned Engineering, and this episode was about roads. The Grands Goulet road caught my eye… I’m pretty sure I drove on it many years ago, before it was closed forever.

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 6 Some eerie ruins in mid Wales

Many years ago, over 40 in fact, I came across a copy of Country Life in a waiting room. Flicking through idly as one does, there was an article about an abandoned mine in the Ystwyth valley in Wales. There

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 4 Tyneham

I don’t remember how old I was the first time I saw Tyneham – mid teens or late teens, perhaps.  We would have been staying in the area, and were on one of pater’s walks.  I remember we were going

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 3 Cornwall’s Old Mines

Cornwall’s Old Mines The year after the visit to Wales and seeing the haunting ruins of Nant Gwytheyrn, I had some different ruins to feast my eyes on… The tricky bit with memory is remembering what age you were…. I

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are

Postcards from my Past / 2 Vortigern’s Valley

The second strong memory from my young days that I will share is another that I have no photographs of….apart from a low resolution solarised image. Vortigern’s Valley (Nant Gwrtheyrn) I am aged about 11 or 12, and we are