Old Sarum

Old Sarum is the site of an ancient hill fort, the oldest settlement that is modern Salisbury. It’s a much more interesting heritage site than Stonehenge, and only half the price to enter! This view shows part of the ruined royal palace. I don’t know what this room is or was, but it gave me […]

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On our way to Salisbury at the bank holiday, we stopped off at Stonehenge. I have to admit, I was pretty disappointed. You can’t get anywhere near the stones and you are confined to a walkway that goes around them. On top of that, it was overcast and grey. Nonetheless, I got a couple of […]

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Hay Tor

I last went to Hay Tor on Dartmoor on New Year’s Eve in 2008, so it seemed a good idea to revisit with the Mamiya. It’s my second favourite rock, after the moon. On arrival, I was somewhat disappointed with the weather. It was fully overcast so there were no shadow details on the tor […]

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Me & my camera

This photo was taken for the Photo Challenge this week – folks & their camera. Taking a self-portrait on a camera that doesn’t have a self-timer is pretty hard, so I decided to pose with my fun camera and use my digital camera to take the picture.

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Caen Hill Locks

On Sunday I went to Caen Hill Locks, in Wiltshire. In total there are twenty-nine locks, but the most famous ones are the sixteen that are packed in together over a short stretch. I walked up and down the main flight looking for photos, and found these. This is the detail of the ratchets used […]

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