David Swatton's PhotoBlog

Thomas Telford was an engineering giant of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and yet he always seems to be overshadowed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel - let's…

Ok, so that's not its official name - it's a tree peony but that's a bit of a mouthful so treony it is and it has started gloriously blooming in the last few…

In our recent trip to north Wales we visited Penrhyn Castle, now under the guardianship of the National Trust. It was a medieval castle that had, for the time,…

I live in an old house - that, I knew - English Heritage list it as being built in the second half of the 17th century. I had also assumed that the oak beams…

From our recent excursion to north Wales. This is the River Conwy taken from the bridge in front of the castle just before the river flows out into the sea,…

From a visit to Bodnant Garden last weekend. It hosts an internationally significant collection of rhododendrons that were putting on a fabulous display. These…

In the foothills of the Snowdonia National Park, just outside Conwy, lies one of the finest gardens in the UK - Bodnant. Covering over 30 hectares it was…

Just back from a few days in North Wales. Lots of history, fine beer and stunning scenery. This is of the distant peaks of the Snowdonia National Park from…

English Bluebells are in full flower in local woods. A suitably jolly subject for my 9700th post on this site I think.

Most of our camellias have finished flowering now. The pink ones have been gone now for a week or so, the red ones are just about finished but finally the white…

Especially for my Aussie friends. Taken on my last trip to Australia at the War Memorial in Canberra.

Just a few pics of spring flowers from the woodland floor taken while stomping around the woods above the village.

Wandered up to the castle before the sun burned off the haze and watched a resident red kite wheeling around above the church. What a glorious place to live.
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