Tag Archives: Hertfordshire

Looking into the square

Before I moved to London, I lived in a town called Ware in Hertfordshire, where today’s picture was taken.  I’ve been thinking about the town this morning, as they used to hold a Dickensian Christmas evening every year in December … Continue reading

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Pattern in the sky

I recently caught part of a TV programme my partner was watching about the architecture of new houses.  One of the architects was explaining how he had been inspired by a photograph taken looking up at the sky through the … 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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Reclaiming the machine

When I used to live out in the Hertfordshire countryside, one of my favourite walks (with or without dog) was on a footpath which ran up through a nearby farmyard, then out over the crest of a hill beyond, before … Continue reading

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Gazebos on the river

For many years I lived in Ware, in Hertfordshire, a town with many claims to fame – including the legendary Great Bed of Ware which was built for one of the many coaching inns which lined the High Street, and … Continue reading

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A timeless river

I’ve spent a fair part of my life in Hertfordshire, between school years spent in Watford and then ten years of my adult life near Hertford itself.  It’s a county the beauty and history of which is sometimes sadly overlooked, … Continue reading

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Noticing the details

I seem to have spent a fair amount of time over the past year or two taking photographs of churches.  This is certainly no hardship – to spend time alone appreciating a peaceful, historic and frequently beautiful building is far … Continue reading

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