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 […]Read more "Old Sarum"
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 […]Read more "Stonehenge"
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 […]Read more "Hay Tor"
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.Read more "Me & my camera"
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 […]Read more "Caen Hill Locks"
Recently I posted a roundograph I shot at the stone circles at Stanton Drew. I promised to upload the photos shot on film when they are ready – and that day has now come.Read more "Stanton Drew stone circles – Revisited"
Sorry, I struggled to think of a title for this photo. It’s Lou Lou’s eye, although the autofocus latched onto her fur rather than her eye. I quite like the effect.Read more "Cat’s eyebrow"