Crickhowell, Powys 1/5
Two views of this small Welsh town, in sunshine and fog
Street art: Quay Street / Nelson Street, Bristol
A valiant attempt to beautify a nasty concrete environment
May 2013 post re-posted
Fountain, Italian Gardens, Regents Park, London.
And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills,
Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree;
And here were forests ancient as the hills,
Enfolding sunny spots of greenery.
From Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
April 2013 post re-posted
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, between Solva and Newgale.
Particularly pleasing how the ribbon of water visually mirrors the cliffs beyond.
Below is that ribbon in context. Continue reading “Reflections 8: coast”
Not many fine reflections were evident on a recent grey skies visit to Bristol, but the incongruity of the oldish and the new struck me looking at this view on the River Avon. Continue reading “Reflections 2: the Matthew”
Another chance to reflect with these watery reflections
MyNewShy will be taking a short break due to an imminent house move. So as not to disappoint, the next few posts will be re-posts: rescheduled studies which you may have missed from early on in this blog’s life. Do enjoy, and feel free to comment: I will get back to you just as soon as normal service resumes!
I shall also be dropping my numbering system, but the familiar themes will continue — listed under the category headings
Bristol is a breeding-ground for graffiti-artists, the best known of whom is Banksy.
This Terry Gilliam-like work is not by him, however. Continue reading “Portals 1: windows of mortality”
Probable early 19th century townhouse near St Davids Cathedral gatehouse, possibly little changed in two centuries, though the façade may originally have been plastered and scored to look like ashlar
The 13th century tower gatehouse known as Porth y Twr, third of four in a short series featuring St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire 3/4