David Nurse's Places and people Posts

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Swansea University Rowing Clug training on the River Tawe in Swansea. This was no warm summer evening it was a cold February afternoon (at least it wasn't…

While our lockdown Coronavirus lockdown was being eased the first main concession was that our "stay local" area was eased and we were able to venture 5 miles…

With today being the best of the weather of my vacation or should I say "staycation" I was determined to get out at last to take some photographs. About an hour…
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