Monthly Archives: April 2015

Garden walk

In the course of my work on the First World War, I am starting to learn a fair amount about Rudyard Kipling who not only lost his son in the conflict, but also helped the Imperial War Graves Commission (as … Continue reading

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A peaceful lakeland view

I am in the middle of a rather busy April, so today I have deliberately chosen a photo which (for me at least) feels intrinsically restful.  Taken a few years ago on a spring trip to the Lake District, I … Continue reading

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New River pumping station

In some ways, today’s picture looks rather empty, but it shows a view which I liked when I used to live in Hertfordshire.  The New River, which flows through the picture, was constructed in the early 1600s to bring fresh … Continue reading

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A view along the bridge

I’ve posted up pictures of the Brooklyn Bridge before, but I’m hoping you will indulge me and allow another!  There’s something about the striking perspective of the cables, the shapes that they make and the almost palpable tension within them … Continue reading

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A view across the valley

After the Easter weekend, I am heading out into the countryside of Oxfordshire to spend a few days teaching photography in the magnificent surroundings of Denman College.  We will spend some time taking photographs in that splendid setting, as well … Continue reading

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Abstract

I’m always rather nervous about posting up my more abstract images…which is probably why I don’t post that many!  But today I’ve thrown caution to the wind, and published one I took some years ago in a beautiful private garden.  … Continue reading

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