Tag Archives: UK

Halloween

“The witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves.” Roald Dahl, The BFG Trafalgar Square Witch, London […]

Wordless Wednesday – From The Summit Of Ben Nevis, Scotland

Sunday Photos – Karl Marx’s Tomb & Highgate Cemetery, London

“Workers of all lands unite”, is the proclamation on the headstone of the renowned Prussian (modern Germany) philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist, author and socialist revolutionary Karl Marx (1818-1883). That’s quite a CV and indeed Marx is credited with being one of the most influential people in history, his ideas and ideals forming […]

Sunday Photo – Castle Combe, Wiltshire, UK

Sunday Photo – Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Friday Photo – Bambi in the Meadow

This a shot that my Greek friend Theo took as we were out walking my dog in Coulsdon, Surrey.

Wordless Wednesday – Flatford, Suffolk (Site of Constable’s ‘The Haywain’)

Sunday Photo – River Stour, Sudbury, Suffolk

The Holland Express

My thoughts on the new Eurostar service to The Netherlands.

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 […]