Tag Archives: UK

Bridges of Europe – Part Three, UK.

“It takes both sides to build a bridge.” Bath – Pulteney Bridge I mentioned that one of the two bridges in Europe that have shops on them is the Ponte Vecchio in Florence. Well you guessed it, the second is the one in the beautiful Roman city of Bath, now renowned also for its Georgian […]

Friday Photo – Tower Bridge, London

I have not been to London since February, despite only being 30-minutes away by train. I am now starting to miss the city including the oh so familiar walk across London Bridge into the City of London. The picture is a nice reminder.

Thursday Bird #17 – Peacock, Bath, UK

This handsome chap was strutting his stuff at Dyrham Park, a National Trust property near Bath in around 2007.

Wordless Wednesday – Armistice Day Poppies, Tower of London

Monday Morning Blues – Sidmouth, UK

I was in East Devon this weekend for my Dad’s birthday and ventured to Exmouth & Sidmouth yesterday. A grey day happily brightened up in the early evening.

Sunday Photo – Sunflowers, Kent, UK

I took this picture through the window of a steam train in the Kent countryside yesterday. The trip was on the Kent & East Sussex steam train from Tenterden to Bodiam.

Monday Morning Blues – Silent Pool, Surrey, UK

I visited the pretty pond that fills on old chalk quarry last week. Legend has it that a woodcutter’s daughter was surprised by a nobleman on a horse as she bathed in the pool. Having failed to lure her to the bank, he rode his horse into the water and caused the girl to move […]

Thursday Bird #3 – Parakeet, Surrey, UK

This week’s’ bird is a bit of a cheat, having been shot in my own back garden! The story goes that some parakeets escaped captivity a few years ago and have bred incessantly. We get quite a few in our vicinity and although not indigenous and quite frankly a bit of a bully, they are […]

Monday Morning Blues – Bosham Harbour, UK

This weeks’ Monday Morning Blues picture comes from my first sighting of sea since March. It comes from West Sussex near the city of Chichester. As for the town, it is home to a beautiful church. Holy Trinity is named in the Domesday Book and is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, […]

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Monday Morning Blues – Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

It’s hard to believe that this photo is from the UK. I hope it helps to beat any Monday morning blues, even though it’s officially a bank holiday here.