Rock the Casbah
The blue-painted buildings of the fortified casbah of Rabat, Morocco.
posted on May 20, 2008
Blue Mosque - day and night
This is the Sultanahmet Mosque in Istanbul. It is also known as the Blue Mosque. It is certainly one of the more photogenic buildings in the city - yes, in...
posted on May 07, 2008
Ok, I'm a bit of a history buff but nevertheless I defy anyone not to find this a wonderfully evocative place. Ok, I'm also a bit of a kid and like scrambling...
posted on May 27, 2008
This is the chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall, just outside Bradwell-on-Sea in Essex. It was built on the site of a Roman fort in 654AD and is one of the very...
posted on May 11, 2008
The white house
Please enlarge. This is on the coast of Northumberland - I liked the wind-swept rawness of this part of the coast.
posted on May 01, 2008
A beauty spot in the Wye Valley with great views of the surrounding countryside and lovely walks in the woods going down to the river bank.
posted on May 28, 2008
A weekend where?
Ok, so I'm back from a long weekend away and I'm sure it isn't too hard to work out where. No prizes for the first one to guess correctly. I'll bore you stupid...
posted on May 06, 2008
It doesn't sound very exotic but I think this place deserves to be thought of as the 8th wonder of the ancient world. This is the Yerebatan Cistern, built in...
posted on May 08, 2008
Fishing by the New Mosque
All along the Galata Bridge (across the stretch of water known as the Golden Horn in Istanbul) there are guys fishing, day in, day out. It's quite a funky...
posted on May 09, 2008
Nightmare in the Pleasure-Dome
The Harem in the Topkapi Palace. This was no sensual paradise; more a terrifying chamber of horrors. A jewelled prison soaked in fear where only ruthlessness...
posted on May 14, 2008
I liked the feel of oldness and decay of these rusty barrel rims leaning against the tarnished clinker-built wall. ————————————————————— I have just realised it...
posted on May 19, 2008
One of my favourite artists is JMW Turner, so consequently this is one of my favourite rooms in the National Gallery. If you enlarge, you can just about make...
posted on May 22, 2008
It's just quackers
It has been suggested to me that I only take “chocolate box” pictures, so just to be in keeping with this…… ! And, here I was thinking that I would like to take...
posted on May 23, 2008
Wye 'n' Wales Weekend
I have just got back from a couple of days away in the Wye Valley and the Brecon Beacons. Considering the weather has been so dreadful, I was lucky that I was...
posted on May 26, 2008
Not a very remarkable picture but I quite like the way it came out. What can I say, I like simple things.
posted on May 29, 2008
The great escape
Well, it's the Bank Holiday weekend - yippee! Time to get away from the office for a few days - by the way this pic is one of the offices where I work. I think...
posted on May 02, 2008
The minaret and the dragon
Minarets surrounding the Hagia Sophia being attacked by a cloud dragon……. hey, that hashish is gooooood! :)
posted on May 13, 2008