David Nurse's Places and people Posts

Another of our trips in Holland from last year. This time Volendam. I am told that is it one of Hollands best-known fishing villages? This day was again in the…

On a short holiday to Holland last year, I spent an enjoyable day out in Delft. I found Delft to be a pretty city and also friendly to tourists. This is a…

A short snapshot of an old British Port City and Naval Base. This was my brief pass through the city and a few hours spent by the coast. My initial images…

In Swansea's maritime quarter the is an area called Mannheim Quay. Mannheim is a city in southwest Germany, Mannheim city’s civic symbol is the Mannheimer…

An interesting concept this old building. As you can see, all you can see is only a small part of the building and I suspect the garage alongside it. It was…

Brighton is a popular seaside resort in the south-east of England being a little less than 50 miles from the capital London. It was the Prince Regent, later…

Abergavenny is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is was promoted as "The Gateway to Wales" as it is not only quite near to the border with our…

Dylan Marlais Thomas was a Welsh poet and writer. He was born in the Uplands area of Swansea on 27th October 1914 and died on 9th November 1953 in Saint Vincent…

Out for a walk at the start of the year. It was a frosty morning and I took plenty of shots. I thought I would share these with you. The first is the walkway…

This is the "Dipping Bridge" in the small village of Merthyr Mawr. The Bridge was first built in the 15th century, or at least Merthyr Mawr House was. The…

Parc Gwledif Ystad y Gnoll as it is in Welsh, the Gnoll Estate Country Park is a lovely country park in South Wales. The grounds of the estate once served…

Relaxing in Amsterdam. Took a canal tour in the summer and took this shot in passing. It was a rushed shot and I did not really like the shot as I felt it did…

Henri Willig is famous in Holland for cheese making but on this visit to their workshops I also discovered that they also make traditional Dutch clogs And of…
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