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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What catches your eye?

It’s often fascinating to look back at old photos and just to notice what caught your eye.  Today’s photo offering is another one from my Hertford collection, taken several years ago, and it shows the rather beautiful war memorial in … Continue reading

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A winding way

I’m in the process of publishing a few of the pictures from the collection I built up when I lived near Hertford a few years ago.  I’ve recently posted up a couple of details from the main street – a … Continue reading

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A little more of Hertford

Just before I went on holiday, I published a picture of a golden key hanging above one of the main streets in Hertford, UK.  It received quite a positive response, with one or two folk commenting on how they enjoyed … Continue reading

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