Posts Tagged: Remember

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 / 12

I had read of the abandoned town of Craco some years ago now, and  determined to see it when I found out that it was possible to visit. I can still see myself taking these images, walking around this place…and

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 12

I had read of the abandoned town of Craco some years ago now, and  determined to see it when I found out that it was possible to visit. I can still see myself taking these images, walking around this place…and

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 11

I don’t recall where I read about the Piano Grande in Umbria, in the Valnerina. The Valnerina is the eastern region of Umbria, a place of contrasts- high mountains and vast stretches of virtually nothing, so communications are very poor.See here

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 11

I don’t recall where I read about the Piano Grande in Umbria, in the Valnerina. The Valnerina is the eastern region of Umbria, a place of contrasts- high mountains and vast stretches of virtually nothing, so communications are very poor.See here

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

Remember that decaying house yesterday?

…well, dodgy roof and no glass in the windows, there were signs of life to the left of it….of the human and avian variety….perhaps the man came down the winding path top right, or from another property to the left,

Remember that decaying house yesterday?

…well, dodgy roof and no glass in the windows, there were signs of life to the left of it….of the human and avian variety….perhaps the man came down the winding path top right, or from another property to the left,

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

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

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 5

This one is related to my love of ruins. I had seen a photograph of Fay Godwin’s taken near Tanygrisiau in Snowdonia. This was in, I think, 1984, the pre- Internet age. I got my maps of North Wales out and

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 5

This one is related to my love of ruins. I had seen a photograph of Fay Godwin’s taken near Tanygrisiau in Snowdonia. This was in, I think, 1984, the pre- Internet age. I got my maps of North Wales out and