Tag Archives: Hertford

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 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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Castle gates

I’ve given pictures of Hertford a rest for a few days – much to everyone’s relief no doubt!  But today we are back in the town again for a look at the gates of Hertford Castle.  The dark mass of … Continue reading

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Linking London and Hertford

Having lived for large parts of my life in Hertfordshire or London, a fair proportion of my images come from those areas.   I guess this should not be a surprise, but I think a lot of us (whether photographers … Continue reading

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A glimpse through the leaves

Continuing my sporadic publication of Hertford images, here is a view captured from those same quiet castle grounds which I wrote about the other day.  As I’ve mentioned before, I am always fascinated by contrasts in images: old and new, … Continue reading

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A castle haven

I used to take a stall each month at the Hertford Craft Market, in the Corn Exchange in the middle of the town.  It was good fun, but being an all day event I usually needed a break at lunchtime, … Continue reading

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Enter vaults here

Continuing my little architectural and photographic journey through Hertford, today’s picture is a little detail from a much larger piece of wall signage in the centre of the town. It’s actually on the wall of what the larger sign tells … Continue reading

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