Lens-Artist #33 – Nature

This weeks Lens-Artist is hosted by Patty at P.A. Moed.  The theme is nature which gives us a lot of scope.  I have chosen a set of macro and other close ups of flowers along the River Thames, mostly because they remind me that the long lazy summer days are heading our way.  Something to… Continue reading Lens-Artist #33 – Nature

Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

Vast sweeping mountains, pastel villages crowded around natural harbours, surrounded by tree covered hills that reach out with arms of hardened rock to protect the inhabitants within.  Isolated and secluded emerald watered bays provide playgrounds where suntanned tourists swim from white sparkling yachts with wine and picnics on-board.  A shiny capital that boasts a stunning… Continue reading Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

I have posted the odd pic of Hampton Court Palace along the way, but normally when the sun is up and the light is good, the crowds are there, and it is swarming with people.  I decided to stip off this morning on my early morning bike ride.  It's a cloudy morning and the sun… Continue reading Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

Greece – further adventures in the Ionian

So after my first trip to the Ionian Islands I had been captured by the beauty and the serenity of both the country and the people I had found. My first thought that following summer was to return, and that I did, with my girlfriend at the time. And then I went back again and… Continue reading Greece – further adventures in the Ionian