Gethinthomas's Interesting Things Posts

I was at the local market today and this stall specialises in metal salvage, re-purposed for the home. I saw these metal racks which to me looked like old…

OK, standing rather than walking. There is something other worldly about this sight to me, people standing on water. It is amazing how quickly you come to…

In a year of PhotoBlog I have clicked on Browse every day to find what delights await me. Usually the posts appear with a white information box below, showing…

The amazing tale of the leper and the stolen saint. This small glass window is a Leper's Squint, only it never had glass originally. It was a small access hole…

This was my lucky catch today. The tide was coming in and a family on two kayaks appeared up the creek. Of course the kids desperately wanted to go under the…

Further down the creek when the tide is out you can see the remains of what was a small oyster farming set up. I think it closed only a few years ago because of…

Renovated by Kingsbridge in Bloom, this Devonshire Hay Wagon was donated by Graham Fairweather and built by Farr Brothers in East Charleton around 100 years ago…

This is a stone bridge over the road near Burrator reservoir. There was an earlier railway line serving Dartmoor but this was itself disused before this branch…

When I stroll on the beach I always keep my eyes peeled for unusual stones. The beach just looks beige at a distance, but up close it is a rainbow of colours…

File storage used to be simple. You placed the storage device in the relevant slot be it floppy disc, memory stick or SD card. But gradually they added more…

"On The Beach" is a post apocalyptic novel by Nevil Shute, written in 1957. It is a brilliant, although dystopian story with no happy ending, and a warning…

It's holiday week and the schools are off, seems like only yesterday they went back. That means we are under siege with holidaymakers at the moment, but I don't…

What mysterious being has arrived at my door? Many things went into the story of how this mysterious being arrived at my door. This house was built about thirty…

This is a Slow Worm. Slow worms are semifossorial (burrowing) lizards, spending much of their time hiding underneath objects. The skin of slow worms is smooth…

Drove to East Portlemouth today and caught the ferry over to Salcombe. Half way up the ferry steps I looked back at the view just in time to snatch this shot of…
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