To the manor born...
Avebury Manor in Wiltshire. In the village set within the ancient stone circle the manor house has a simply gorgeous setting and a garden to match… how the...
posted on Aug. 31, 2010
I'm still standing...
Just got back from a weekend in the Cotswolds. Stopped off at Avebury stone circle on the way… been there about 6000 years - that's about 2000 years before the...
posted on Aug. 30, 2010
It has been raining for three days straight…. bored with rain now.
posted on Aug. 26, 2010
Pen y Fan II
More from the hike up to Pan y Fan. These are more or less taken on the way down via Corn Du… it was certainly a spectacular place. Now I want to go back in...
posted on Aug. 24, 2010
Pen y Fan
Just back from a weekend in the Brecons in Wales. The weather was pretty awful on Saturday but yesterday was fine so it called for a long walk up to Pen y Fan....
posted on Aug. 23, 2010
Macro Madness - the end
Well it's the end of my macro-week and time to enjoy the weekend. Have a good one, all. D
posted on Aug. 20, 2010
Macro Madness 5 - Impossible balance...
Continuing the macro theme… this time combined with off-camera flash. Mind you, so was the water droplet a couple of days ago but I'm running out of things to...
posted on Aug. 19, 2010
Macro Madness 4 - Hot!
Continuing my close-up week; this time plain old veggies… …as usual, better enlarged.
posted on Aug. 18, 2010
Macro Madness 3 - plop!
Continuing my self-imposed theme of the week… this is an old one, but good fun to do :-)
posted on Aug. 17, 2010
Macro Madness 2
Continuing my theme for the week….
posted on Aug. 16, 2010
Macro madness 1
Following a discussion thread I read in the PB forum I thought I'd post a few macro shots this comeing week… just for a change.
posted on Aug. 15, 2010
One of my favourite bridges over the Thames - the Jubilee Bridge running beside Hungerford Rail bridge at Charing Cross.
posted on Aug. 14, 2010
Sometimes I feel like I'm going round the bend...
But at least it's the weekend. Have a good one, all. D.
posted on Aug. 13, 2010
Petra: last set
I promise this will be the last set from Petra… yes, I can sense you all yawning. Anyway this was a treck up a steep ascent to the High Place of Sacrifice -...
posted on Aug. 12, 2010
Further back in time...
This is the remains of the ancient city of Jerash; built by the Romans in the 2nd Century AD… now in northern Jordan. I find these places fascinating; I've been...
posted on Aug. 11, 2010
What's the most unlikely thing to see in an Arabic country?
Maybe a bag-pipe player?
posted on Aug. 10, 2010
More Petra: over the top...
Ok, a few more Petra-pics… Beyond the Monastery there are more pathways that lead to even higher viewpoints. Now I REALLY don't like heights so this was a bit...
posted on Aug. 09, 2010
The long and winding road...
They call it the “Grand Canyon” - can't really argue with that when you stand at the viewpoint and see the road winding through the valley into the disatnce.
posted on Aug. 07, 2010