I went to the Premiership Final at Twickenham today to see London Wasps play Leicester. What can I say - the men in black won :) By the way, it was a world…

Highgate Cemetery is only 4 miles from where I live but I had never been there until the other day. It's a fascinating, eerie confusion of trees and graves -…

Not a very remarkable picture but I quite like the way it came out. What can I say, I like simple things.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Back to Istanbul for a quick look inside the Hagia Sophia; a quite remarkable building constructed in the 6th century AD as an early Christian cathedral but…

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…

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…

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…
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