YORK ON A BAD DAY

YORK ON A BAD DAY

7 of us took a train to York a fortnight ago, with the intention of taking some photographs, only to find that the Minster interior was dominated by scaffolding, and it rained so hard all day in the city that the cameras didn’t dare to come out, making the whole...
GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL

GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL

We found ourselves unexpectedly in Gloucester cathedral last week, so I was kicking myself for not bringing a wide angle lens.  Methinks another visit is in order. Tomb of Edward II Edward’s stately pose rather belies the stories of his demise. King Edward II...
EDINBURGH SCULPTURES

EDINBURGH SCULPTURES

It is good keep life fresh with new pursuits, and this year’s is some voluntary work with Sculpture UK, a branch of Art UK.  I will be photographing  local sculptures for what will be a national database.  The training was in Edinburgh, and I must have been in a...
BORDEAUX

BORDEAUX

I had two photographic challenges in mind on a trip to Bordeaux in March.  The first was a camera club task of illustrating the quotation, written about a photographer (Jane Bown, I think it was) : “She uses the light of a window as some photographers use...