Landscape 10: waterfall

waterfall1

Waterfall, Mwnt, Ceredigion, Wales Continue reading

Posted in Landscape | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sculpture 23: arcadian

arcadian

To celebrate the lambing season, an Arcadian scene:
shepherd and shepherdess, Saffron Walden, Essex

Posted in Sculpture | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Portals 37: gaol

gaol

A blocked-up oculus, The Old Gaol, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales  Continue reading

Posted in Portals, Window | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Whimsy 3: two big hands

exchange1

Public clock, Corn Exchange, Corn Street, Bristol

Look carefully at this clockface and you will notice an anomaly: a little hand to tell the hour, and two big hands. How’s this come about? Continue reading

Posted in Whimsy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Landscape 9: from a railway carriage

20131203_155330

En route from Swansea to West Wales

From a Railway Carriage by Robert Louis Stevenson: Continue reading

Posted in Landscape | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Portals 37: academy

RA1

Courtyard, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Vista 13: tower

city

St Mary Somerset, Upper Thames Street, City of London
One of fifty-one Wren churches rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666
Only the tower remains, as seen from the north end of the Millennium Bridge;
the rest of the church was demolished in 1871

Posted in Building, vista | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment